Learning theories and assessment in teaching 401

Module code LNT 401
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Education
Module content

LNT 401 incorporates general pedagogical knowledge which includes knowledge of learners, learning, curriculum and general instructional and assessment strategies. This study focuses on different theories of learning. Students will be challenged to explore most recent research on learning style preferences and motivation, whole-brain learning and multiple intelligences and possible causes of poor and underachievement to enable them to cater for the diversity of learners. Theory and practice of teaching assessment. Recording and reporting of assessment. Self-assessment, peer assessment and formal assessment. Accommodations and alternative assessment of learners with a disability. Concepts, elements and skills of critical and creative thinking will be dealt with to create challenging and supportive learning environments.

Module credits 18.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites As per PGCE entrance requirements
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Humanities Education
Period of presentation Year

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