The program is taught working with a mixture of lectures, little-team workshops and materials built offered via the University of Stirling’s online learning natural environment.
The attendance prerequisite for most modules is 3 times for every module, with all program resources out there on the net in progress.
Even though attending educating days college students will practical experience big group lectures shipped by TQFE personnel and, on instances, invited guest lecturers. The lectures offer an possibility for crucial ideas and problems to be highlighted and for you to acquire steerage about key features of assessment tasks. Lectures are recorded making use of the university’s ‘Listen Again’ process and can be effortlessly accessed by pupils attending at college-dependent web sites.
The vital concepts introduced through the lectures are explored in better depth in little group workshops for the duration of the rest of the day. In the workshops you’re inspired to draw upon your very own qualified experience and context and to share suggestions and know-how with your peers. The possibility to engage with peers from unique subject matter parts is witnessed to be a crucial ingredient of the experience-to-facial area understanding and this has been often highlighted in comments from college students.
Canvas, our virtual learning surroundings, is utilized extensively as a considerable component of the TQFE study course. A vast assortment of digital sources are made obtainable on the internet such as:
- recordings of all lectures (made out there within 24 hours of their ‘delivery’ on campus)
- e-journals and e-textbooks (designed offered by way of electronic looking at lists)
- in addition to ‘in-house’ methods college students are also furnished with backlinks to electronic assets which are provided by many organisations in the FE sector together with the ‘College Advancement Network’, Schooling Scotland, and Normal Teaching Council Scotland. The extensive wide variety of assets reflects up to date challenges and developments and permits you to interact equally visually and aurally.
Our digital studying setting is also used to guidance on the internet interaction amongst TQFE personnel and learners and in between the students themselves. Discussion areas are employed to assist just about every module and these spaces supply a flexible possibility for you to engage in ‘professional dialogue’ to explain and deepen your understanding of important subjects.