RESEARCH IN ACADEMIC PRACTICE
This module is designed to support participants to develop a sustainable research portfolio.
Participants will be introduced to a range of topics including to promote engagement in research activity. This will include opportunities to discuss effective research supervision, writing funding proposals, dissemination of research, as well as research integrity and ethics in Higher Education.
Participants will have opportunities to engage in peer dialogue, with a focus on sharing and improving their researcher skills. This includes opportunities for formative peer review on aspects of writing funding proposals, research supervision, and different dissemination pathways including publications.
The teaching and learning approaches include use of real case studies. Participants critique these as well as critically reflect on their own practice or future potential practice.
This Module is designed to be delivered through online and blended learning.
ONLINE PEDAGOGY IN HE
This module is intended to provide a practical introduction to online pedagogy in higher education. The module provides opportunities for students to engage in a vibrant online community to discuss 21st century issues related to pedagogy. The module takes the learner on a journey from theory to practice and provides them with the knowledge, skills, and understanding to design effective digital learning and assessment.
Beginning with an overview of appropriate learning design, and covering instructional design, various models and approaches to online learning at the theoretical and practical level, culminating in the practical application within a professional context.
The assessment is to design and develop a learning resource, incorporating relevant theories and models, and evaluate their own and others’ resources. It is intended that this is aligned closely with their professional practice.
This module is taught online.