Short Award in Adult Teaching Principles & Strategies

Programme details

Translation Te Whiwhinga Poto Whakaako Pakeke Maataapon
Code WR2980
Level 5
Credits 30
Duration 1 semester
IntakesFebruary, March, September
Study options Part-time
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)
Further study Certificate in Tertiary Teaching

Programme aim

The aim of this short award is to develop practitioners who will understand the dimensions of adult teaching and apply teaching skills.

Career opportunities

Teaching, tertiary teaching

Award information

To achieve the award of the Short Award Adult Teaching– Principles and Strategies students must pass a total of 30 compulsory credits, including:

  • 15 compulsory credits; and
  • 15 credits from the options List.

Knowledge and skills you will gain

Graduates will have the skills and knowledge to be able to apply adult learning theory and educational models to deliver meaningful and relevant courses and reflect on and improve their own teaching practice.

Entry criteria

Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations.

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Compulsory courses

Course details
ADLT.5001 Adult Teaching – Principles and Strategies
The aim of this course is to develop students who will understand the dimensions of tertiary teaching and apply teaching skills in a supervised context.
Credits 15 Intakes Semester 1, Semester 2, May, September, October

Optional courses

Course details
GENR.7020 Professional Leadership
The focus of this course is on professional leadership in an era where there is a strong emphasis on upholding the profession alongside ensuring successful outcomes for the professionals and new members of the profession. This course provides an advanced study of contemporary theories and practices relevant to professional leadership.
Credits 15 Intakes Semester 1
GENR.7023 Building and Sustaining Professional Relationships
This course builds on the students' existing theoretical and practical knowledge of building and sustaining professional relationships within various contexts. By the end of this course the student will be able to effectively apply the concepts, principles and processes of effective communication from a range of theoretical and philosophical perspectives...
Credits 15 Intakes Semester 1, November


*Course cost: Standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the International Programmes and Tuition Fees information page.

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017