263.200 Teaching as an Act of Influencing Others15 credits
An exploration of the ethics, principles, and key processes of everyday teaching and learning as a basic form of social interaction, giving students the opportunity to explore teaching and learning across the lifespan.
A study of contemporary theory and research on motivation in educational contexts with emphasis on implications for learning and for educational practice.
263.315 Teaching and Learning in Everyday Settings15 credits
A study of informal teaching and learning practices in a workplace, volunteer, leisure, cultural or community organisation setting. Focus is on the application of everyday teaching and learning theory in a real community context where access is self-negotiated by the student.
Assessment concepts and procedures for learning and teaching, the construction and use of educational assessments, and contemporary issues in evaluation.
263.701 Enhancing Teacher Learning and Mentoring30 credits
An advanced study of teacher learning in which a teacher examines and alters their practice and influences others in light of research and professional learning literature.
263.704 Advanced Studies in Motivation and Learning30 credits
A study of learning and the applications of national and international theory and research within learning contexts with an emphasis on contemporary learning themes.
263.705 Assessment for Learning and Teaching30 credits
Contemporary New Zealand and international assessment theory, practice and policy are examined and critiqued with application for educators in their learning context.
263.706 Adolescent Learning and Engagement30 credits
An in-depth study of the developmental and learning needs of adolescent students and the implications for teaching, assessment and curriculum. Issues are critically examined, such as international and national trends in achievement for various groups of students, engaging students in learning, schooling options and transitions.