This course has made use of Stash as a form of gamification. This means that there are “Easter Eggs” hidden throughout the course that you will need to search for. You will find some as images and others in text – so you will have to look carefully. All the details about how Stash works is explained in the course guides.
The course content is based on ten (10) themes, which are: Roles and Responsibilities of TAs/Tutors, institutional culture, learning styles, learning theories, assessing learning, diversity and inclusivity, technology enhanced learning, organisational management , facilitation skills, self-management.
The table below presents the course outline and objectives under the eleven themes.
|1||Roles and Responsibilities of TAs||
Completing this section on Roles and Responsibilities should equip tutors with an overview of what constitutes the tutorial experience including
|2||Institutional Culture||Completing this section on Institutional Culture, tutors should have a clear understanding of the context, values, goals, and commitments of UKZN, especially in relation to teaching and learning.|
Completing this section on Learning Styles, tutors should be able to:
Completing this section on Learning Theories, tutors should be able to:
After completing this section on Assessing Learning, tutors should have a clear:
|6||Diversity and Inclusivity||
Completing this section on Diversity and Inclusivity, tutors should have a clear sense of:
|7||Technology/Online Enhanced Learning||
This section on technology/online enhanced learning will provide tutors with the following competencies:
|8||Organisational Management||After completing this section on Classroom Management, tutors should be able to:
After completing this section on Facilitation Skills, tutors should be able to demonstrate competency in understanding the principles and methods of establishing and maintaining a classroom or team environment that:
At the end of this section on Self-management, you should have developed an appreciation for: