Practical Pedagogy

Aim of Module

This module aims to provide participants with opportunities to acquire the knowledge and competences that will enable them to develop as effective, reflective and student-centred facilitators of learning.

Module learning outcomes

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

  • Demonstrate a systematic understanding of pedagogical principles and practices in the context of further/higher education.
  • Select from complex and advanced skills and teaching methods in order to respond to a wide and often unpredictable range of situations in various pedagogical contexts.
  • Demonstrate a capacity to take significant responsibility for the work of individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrate an ability to lead and initial activity in a pedagogical context.
  • Reflect on her/his learning and practice, self evaluate in relation to same, and take responsibility for her/his continuing academic and professional development.

Mode of Assessment

100% Continuous Assessment

Dates for Semester 1

Semester 1
Saturday 8th October 2022 (SETU)
Saturday 15th October 2022 (Online)
Saturday 22nd October 2022 (Online)
Saturday 12th November 2022 (SETU)
Saturday 12th November 2022 (SETU)


Dr Catherine Lowry O’Neill

This module is part of the following programmes:

  • Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Please note that when you sign up, you will be contacted to accept your place.


07 Oct 2022


School of Education and Lifelong Learning