Core Module Information
Module title: Introduction to Teaching & Supporting Learning in Higher Education

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: EDU11123
Module leader: Stuart Taylor
School Department of Learning, Teaching & Enhancement
Subject area group: Learning and Teaching Enhancement

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

This module is aimed at both academic and professional services staff and provides an introduction to learning, teaching and supporting learning in Higher Education (HE). Focusing on core aspects of learning, teaching and support for learning – in alignment with the Advance HE's Professional Standards Framework (PSF 2023) – the module will a) introduce you to key principles, theories and seminal literature relating to learning and teaching in HE; b) introduce you to working collaboratively within a cross-institutional community of peers; c) facilitate critical reflection, evaluation and development of your own practice; d) develop your understanding of and engagement with principles of inclusion and their implications for your practice, and e) engage you in critically evaluating a variety of modalities of and environments for learning, considering the implications for your own practice.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Critically engage with theories and principles of higher education teaching and learning, including methods of evaluation.

LO2: Demonstrate continuous development of your teaching and support of learning practice.

LO3: Demonstrate a critical awareness of principles of inclusion and apply them within own practice.

LO4: Critically evaluate a range of learning modalities, identifying implications for own practice.

LO5: Align your practice to PSF Descriptor 1.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: ONLINE
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Stuart Taylor
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Online Practical classes and workshops 10
Independent Learning Guided independent study 150
Online Groupwork (Independent Study) 40
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 50 LO2 & 3 12 , WORDS= 2000
Oral Assessment 50 LO 1, 4 & 5 14/15 HOURS= 45.00, WORDS= 2000
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100