Improving learner outcomes

Effective Teaching & Learning course

On successful completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate the strengths and limitations of behaviourist, humanist and cognitive learning theories and their significance in understanding how learning takes place
  • Explain why responsibility for learning lies firmly with the teacher rather than locating it in any characteristics of the learner
  • Describe the main characteristics of norm-referenced summative assessments
  • Evaluate and use a range of formative assessment formats, including criterion-referenced assessments, rubrics and curriculum-based checklists
  • Use criterion-referenced assessments to plan a teaching and learning programme
  • Use the instructional hierarchy, providing learners with opportunities for daily practice, to acquire mastery of skills
  • Use criterion-referenced assessment to set SMART goals
  • Apply a graduated approach to meeting the needs of learners based on the assess, plan, do, review cycle
  • Provide pupils with immediate, simple and manageable feedback related to specific learning tasks
  • Use task analysis and scaffolding strategies, such as prompting, shaping and modelling, to break tasks down into simple manageable steps that can be linked together
  • Deliver effective reinforcement and rewards based on individual responses to aid learning
  • Maximise the effectiveness of additional help in the classroom
Unfortunately this course is not currently available for purchase in your region. If you are interested in taking this course please contact us using the contact form below.
Unfortunately this course is not currently available for purchase in your region. If you are interested in taking this course please contact us using the contact form below.
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