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Learning and Teaching

263.200 Teaching as an Act of Influencing Others 15 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.
263.301 Learning and Motivation 15 credits
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 Settings 15 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.
263.331 Assessment and Learning 15 credits
Assessment concepts and procedures for learning and teaching, the construction and use of educational assessments, and contemporary issues in evaluation.
263.400 Learning and Teaching 1 15 credits
This course uses a research informed, evidence-based approach to introduce how learning happens in its social, cultural and historical context and what this means for effective teaching for all learners. The multiple factors shaping identity will be introduced, and students will develop awareness of and reflect on diverse perspectives regarding identity.
263.401 Learning and Teaching 2 15 credits
This course uses a research informed, evidence-based approach to examine how learning happens in its social, cultural and historical context and what this means for effective teaching for all learners. The multiple factors shaping identity will be explored, and students will develop awareness of, and critically reflect on, diverse perspectives regarding identity.
263.701 Enhancing Teacher Learning and Mentoring 30 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 Learning 30 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 Teaching 30 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 Engagement 30 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.