This three-month-long (40 credit) module aims to help you develop your knowledge, skills and competence to effectively facilitate and support learning and undertake the assessment of students and others within the context of your area of practice.
This module is aimed at Qualified nurses, midwives and other registered healthcare professionals who support others learning in practice. The knowledge and skills gained from studying this module can be used to support the learning and assessment of students, junior staff, service users and carers in your practice setting.
On completion of this module, you will have 40 credits at Level 7 which can be used towards a MSc in Professional Practice programme or you can continue to undertake the full PGCert Ed for Health care Professionals. Successful completion will also enable you to fulfil the role of Practice Assessor, in accordance with NMC requirements.
You must be a registrant nurse, midwife or allied health professional to apply for the course.
|MODULE CODE||CAMPUS||DURATION||START DATE|
|CA4D008||Glyntaff and online using a blended approach||Three months (10 set study days)||April|
During the module, you will study the theoretical perspectives of learning, the associated evidence base and the critical application to learning, teaching and assessment and develop the knowledge and skills required to support the development and maintenance of an effective physical, psychological and social learning environment in a variety of settings. The module will also explore the processes, skills and accountability required to assess learning and competence and the quality assurance processes underpinning the provision of learning, teaching and assessment in both the educational and practice. The module will encourage the use of reflection to enhance learning, growth and competence in yourself and others.
There will also be best practice exemplar lectures whereby expert educationalists will demonstrate innovative learning and teaching methods they employ.
Although this is a changing landscape with due consideration of social distancing requirements and access to campus. The module will be delivered using a blended learning approach, consisting of:
There are ten scheduled study days on a Friday between 10am and 3pm. However, there are also a number of activities to undertake prior to some of the live sessions and you will need time to prepare your two summative teaching sessions. This is a 40 credit module, so you need to be prepared to devote around 400 hours to this module.
The module will provide formative feedback throughout especially in relation to you proposed lesson plans and PowerPoint presentations etc – however the summative elements of the module include:
You will be allocated a Personal Tutor to offer support and guidance with all aspects of the module. Your Personal Tutor will also offer you academic supervision to help you prepare for your assessments and undertake observations of your taught sessions.
Depending on social distancing rules you will have access to: