Postgraduate taught 

Advanced Nursing Science MSc

Education For Professional Practice NURSING5012

  • Academic Session: 2020-21
  • School: School of Medicine Dentistry and Nursing
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No
  • Available to Erasmus Students: No

Short Description

This course aims to explore educational principles and their application in practice.

Timetable

This course consists of lectures and seminars in semester 2.

Requirements of Entry

None

Assessment

Students will prepare a portfolio teaching package which comprises an essay (2,000 words) and a plan for a teaching session.

Course Aims

This course aims to appraise the contribution of educational theory to educational and enable the student to create, implement and evaluate a teaching package.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

1. Appraise the contribution of adult learning theory (andragogy) to a range of learning methods.
2. Participate reflectively in peer group learning session using
 a variety of methods.

3. Critically evaluate a range of available clinical and theoretical assessment strategies.
4. Plan, implement, evaluate and critically reflect upon a professionally based learning session in clinical practice.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.