Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Postgraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Organisational UnitHealth Professions Education and Educational Research Team
OfferedNotting Hill First semester (extended) 2013 (Off-campus block of classes)
Coordinator(s)A/Prof Liz Molloy


This unit will involve participants in the development of their teaching skills, including the theoretical aspects of teaching and learning in a variety of settings.


On completion of this unit, participants will be able to:

  1. Plan teaching and learning for a variety of contexts demonstrating participant-centred principles including preparation of learning objectives, teaching resources, aligned objectives, instructional methods and participant outcomes;
  2. Demonstrate competence as a teacher and the ability to reflect constructively on own skill and that of others;
  3. Compare and contrast individual perspectives on teaching and learning with a range of theoretical models;
  4. Analyse a range of contemporary practices in health professional education with

particular reference to the implications of learner diversity, flexible delivery and

teaching development;

  1. Compare different educational approaches across a variety of health professions and consider strengths and weaknesses in relation to own teaching practice.


Teaching practical and plan (30%)
Teaching sequence plan (40%)
Analytical reflection on the teaching sequence plan (10%)
Teaching portfolio (20%).

Chief examiner(s)

Off-campus attendance requirements

Off-campus with compulsory study days