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Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (for third level teachers)

University College Cork Online

Postgraduate Certificate Online
12 months
Duration
1800 EUR/year
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About

The aim of the Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (for third level teachers) programme of University College Cork Online is to provide the staff of universities and other third level institutions with the opportunity to develop a research approach to their teaching and student learning and to provide them with the pedagogical tools that will enable them to document student learning.

Overview

The Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (for third level teachers) programme of University College Cork Online is grounded in the research principles of a scholarship of teaching and learning approach.

The Aims and Objectives of the programme are summarised as follows:

  • Knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning theories in the context of higher education
  • Understanding and appreciation of the needs of diverse learners and skills to respond to these needs
  • Understanding of the role of an academic as university teacher
  • Knowledge, understanding and skills of course planning, course design and course evaluation
  • Knowledge and understanding of various teaching strategies appropriate to different disciplines and subject areas
  • Knowledge and understanding of teaching as a form of scholarship within the university
  • Knowledge and understanding of the various forms of documentation of the scholarship of teaching
  • Knowledge and understanding of technology-enhanced learning and the development of an online community of practice
  • Knowledge and understanding of various modes and techniques of student assessment

Why Choose This Course

This programme provides teachers in higher education with an ideal opportunity to learn to research their teaching and look for the evidence of student learning. Such qualifications are now used as criteria for career progression and promotion. Most importantly, teachers sustain a reflective practice approach as researchers of teaching and learning. All third level teachers can benefit from the programme.

Skills and Careers Information

Staff taking this course do so to enhance and research their teaching. It is an important step in a lecturer’s career trajectory, opening up opportunities for collaboration and development  and promotion. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories of Teaching, Learning and Assessment
  • Practice Approaches to Teaching, Learning and Assessment

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.2

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The programme is intended for teachers in higher education institutions who have an active teaching timetable and could, therefore, review their courses and look for the evidence of student learning. The minimum academic entry requirement is an undergraduate degree or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    1800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1800 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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