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 2

Semester 1
Saturday 20 November 2021 – 10am-4pm
Saturday 27 November 2021 – 10am-4pm
Saturday 4 December 2021 10am-4pm

Semester 2
Saturday 15 January 2022 10am-4pm
Saturday 22 January 2022 10am-4pm


Dr Catherine Lowry O’Neill

This module is part of the following programmes:

  • Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
  • MEd in Teaching and Learning

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


11 Sep 2021


School of Education and Lifelong Learning