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Introduction to Educational Theory Academic Credits

Introduction to Educational Theory Academic Credits

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Credits

Subject areas

Education / Training / Learning (Theory)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This focus of this module is to provide the underpinning knowledge of educational theory and how this might be applied to developing health or social care students/trainees in your workplace. You will be encouraged to critically appraise your own, and others, learning and teaching styles and reflect upon the subsequent application within the health or social care setting.

This module is one of 4 modules you can study to obtain the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education which, upon completion, would enable you to apply for accreditation with the Higher Education Academy as Associate Fellow.

Graduate destinations

Students undertaking this module would normally be employed within the health or social care sector and successful completion of this module / award would be for personal and professional Continuing Professional Development.

Employment opportunities

This module is for any Health or Social Care Practitioner who has educational responsibilities within the workplace and completion of this module would be for personal and professional Continuing Professional Development.

Module outline

This module acts as an introduction to the theories around teaching and learning, including learning styles, motivation of learners, the educational cycle and the principles of adult learning.

Further study

This module is one of 4 modules you can study to obtain the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education which, upon completion, would enable you to apply for accreditation with the Higher Education Academy as Associate Fellow.

Students who complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education can progress to complete the MSc Medical Education or the MSc in Negotiated Learning- Health and Social Care.

Different course options

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

12 weeks

Start date

Contact University

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A professional health or social care qualification.

University information

Based in the West Midlands, Staffordshire University has decades of experience providing first-rate postgraduate education across a broad range of disciplines. The award-winning institution offers courses designed in collaboration with learning industry experts in a bid to provide solutions to the challenges of tomorrow. The main city campus is based in Stoke-on-Trent with the University’s dedicated Centres of Excellence in Healthcare...more

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