Tertiary Teaching Theory & Practice

    Course details

    • Code: ADLT.5002
    • Fee: $744*
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Tertiary Teaching
Study optionsBlendEd
Time in class45 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1, Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)
Pre-requisiteADLT.5001 Adult Teaching – Principles and Strategies
Related programmes Short Award in Adult Teaching Principles and Strategies;
Certificate in Tertiary Teaching;

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to develop students who will be able to choose delivery methods which align with and reflect on adult learning theory.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. discuss the meaning of bi-culturalism in the tertiary environment;
  2. discuss the relevance of agencies and organisations in the tertiary context;
  3. discuss and apply different modes of delivery including flexible delivery and group work;
  4. discuss the adult student profile and learning needs in relation to adult learning theory;
  5. apply appropriate techniques to meet learning needs of adult students, including embedding literacy and numeracy;
  6. demonstrate effective communication in the classroom; and
  7. discuss pastoral care in relation to retention and success of students.

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

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017