Assessment will be of a portfolio of evidence to support the achievement of the Learning Outcomes. The evidence will demonstrate your ability to write coherent and detailed lesson plans but also, via a commentary, justify decisions made in:-
The portfolio will also evidence your ability to critically evaluate as well as develop your personal practice.
The assessment for this module takes the form of a Reflective Log, detailing your reflection on clinical teaching opportunities: applying theory, and critiquing it in relation to your practice and to your own development.
The summative assessment for this module is comprised of a written case study, analysing and evaluating a programme of your choice.
The module also involves a formal formative assessment for which you will be asked to complete a draft curricular map. You will then receive feedback on your chosen curriculum and on the map you have developed.
Assessment will be a two-hour open book exam, and also a written coursework assignment. The focus will not be on recall, but on application and synthesis of literature and theory to practice. You will be able to bring paper-based resources, but not electronic resources, into the examination.
Assessment will consist of preparation of a poster for display, and presentation of the poster including discussion and answering questions (ten minutes for presentation and ten minutes for discussion).
You will be required to plan, conduct and present a small scale practitioner inquiry into an aspect of your teaching or a practical educational issue in your workplace. Your poster will summarise the inquiry and its findings.
A twenty minute oral presentation on a chosen issue, to discuss relevant influences and differing perspectives, with implications for practice. The audience will be made up of other students and examiners. You will also be required to provide an abstract for the presentation, including supporting evidence and references.