ESSENTIALS OF TEACHING AND LEARNING

This basic course will provide participants with an introduction to the key ideas in teaching and learning:

 

  • What is learning? How does it take place? How do we learn a concept? How do we acquire a skill?

  • What are the goals of teaching?

  • What constitutes effective teaching?

  • Who is an effective teacher or trainer?

  • Who is the learner?

 

The course covers four broad areas:

  1. Psychology of learning: Some basic principles

  2. The process of teaching: What contributes to effective teaching?

  3. Anatomy of a Lesson: Lesson planning and components of a lesson plan

  4. Assessment and Evaluation

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Describe the key ideas of effective teaching and learning

  • Understand the processes of effective lesson planning and development of teaching materials

  • Develop engaging lessons and learning tasks

 

COURSE STRUCTURE

  • Duration: 40 hours

  • Timing: 6.30-9.30pm (Wed) & 6-9.30pm (Fri)

  • Venue: One-North Executive Centre

  • Cost before subsidy: $984.40 (inclusive of GST)

  • Cost after NAC’s 90% subsidy (for NAC-AEP arts instructors only): $98.44

 

Arts instructors who meet the following criteria are eligible for a subsidy for the above course fees from NAC:

         i.  Approved to conduct programmes under NAC-AEP 2013/2014

 

 For more information on the NAC-AEP scheme, you can refer to http://aep.nac.gov.sg.

 

COURSE SCHEDULE

Dates

Timing 

 Register By

2016

Jan: 20*, 22, 27, 29*

Feb: 3, 5, 12*, 17, 19, 24*, 26

Mar: 2

 Wednesday & Friday

*6.30pm - 9.30pm (3 hrs)

6.30pm - 10pm (3.5hrs)

2 Dec 2015

 

For enquiries on registration, please email nac_aep@nac.gov.sg. Alternatively, please visit the NIE International webpage here.