University Teaching: Core Skills (online course)

University Teaching: Core Skills (replaces University and College Teaching)

University Teaching: Core Skills is an online course hosted by Epigeum which consists of six strands:

Strand 1: Introduction: Your Role in University Teaching and Learning (56 minutes)

  • Thinking about teaching
  • The higher education context
  • Your training needs

Strand 2: Planning and Preparing Learning Activities (241 minutes)

  • Introduction to key principles
  • Planning and contextualising
  • Approaches to active learning
  • Active learning for online or blended delivery
  • Developing learning resources

Strand 3: Teaching and Supporting Learning (80 minutes)

  • Engaging and motivating learners
  • Group work that works
  • Laboratory and practical settings
  • Environments outside of the university

Strand 4: Assessment and Feedback (94 minutes)

  • Assessment for learning
  • Feedback
  • Marking and grading

Strand 5: Addressing Barriers to Student Success (75 minutes)

  • Including all students
  • Supporting students’ wellbeing
  • Looking after yourself and looking out for others

Strand 6: Reviewing your Teaching (68 minutes)

  • Evaluating your teaching
  • Rethinking and redesigning
  • Milestones and pathways for professional development

Teaching and Assessment for Nursing and Allied Health Educators (309 minutes)

  • Clinical teaching and learning
  • Clinical assessment, feedback and evaluation

UT:CS can be accessed by using the weblink .  You will need to create an account using your SHU email address and further guidance on this can be found on this link   Please ensure that you don’t use a personal email address to create your account and don’t pay for any modules, as payments made in error cannot be refunded.  All modules are covered by the SHU subscription, which is accessed by using your SHU email address.