Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The course is designed for both new/early career and experienced teachers/academics who wish to consolidate their knowledge, skills and capabilities in relation to designing and teaching effective learning programs, creating and sustaining digitally-enriched, supportive learning environments, developing and implementing effective approaches to feedback and assessment, and engaging in productive evaluation and professional learning. The course has been developed to reflect the essential teaching capabilities required to be an effective educator who meets the learning needs of diverse learners in a broad range of higher education disciplinary contexts. The Course Learning Outcomes, learning activities and authentic assessments have been carefully designed to practice and demonstrate achievement against key dimensions of Fellow in the Higher Education Academy, and provides a scaffolded mechanism for graduates to achieve this level of international recognition of their teaching capabilities and practice. On successful completion of the assessments in the course, Deakin academics will be eligible to receive a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). For those students who are external to Deakin University, the successful completion of the assessments in the course will provide them with the evidence required to support an application to become a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Graduate students, tertiary teachers, adult educators and professional staff engaged in supporting teaching and learning programs or delivering professional development programs
4 credit points study comprising 4 core units
- Designing and teaching student-centred learning programs
- Designing and Implementing assessment
- Establishing effective and inclusive learning environments
- Transforming professional teaching practice through scholarship
Standard entry requirements
- Bachelor degree in any discipline
- Or at least two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent)
Credit for prior learning will be granted in accordance with university policy
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Note that this course is offered by part-time study only
Learning experiences in the course have also been developed using Deakin's Cloud First principles to enable students to experience firsthand the digitally-enabled modes of learning that are afforded by 21st Century digital learning technologies. On successful completion of the assessments in the course, Deakin academics will be eligible to receive a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). For those students who are external to Deakin University, the successful completion of the assessments in the course will provide them with the evidence required to support an application to become a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.