Advanced Level Course on Teaching and Learning (ALC-TL) in Health Professions Education (HPE)
The course aims to enable students to build a conducive learning environment and design, conduct and evaluate effective teaching and learning based on insights into learning theories, emerging teaching-learning needs, learning resources and support systems.
This course focuses on underpinning learning theories for design, implementation and evaluation of different teaching and learning strategies; developing learning resources to engage students and support their learning and creating a positive learning environment.
ALC-TL is a core course for the Advanced Diploma in HPE and Master of HPE programmes. It is also open as a standalone course to all health care professionals in Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Allied Health with a proven interest/responsibility and at least two years teaching experience in HPE.
There are a limited number of seats, applicants will be shortlisted according to the specified selection criteria.
Introductory Short Course in Health Professions Education
This is a ten-week course from September 12 to November 20, 2016.
- Two-week part-time pre-reading
- Two-week full-time intensive face-to-face onsite component (September 26 to October 07, 2016
- Six-week part-time independent study and written assignment completion
By the end of the course students will be able to:
design teaching and learning programmes and sessions in HPE by:
conduct teaching activities based on principles of learning and learning theories.
develop personal/professional development plans.
effectively use and provide input for available student support systems at their own institutions.
use information and communication technology (ICT) in the teaching programmes to enhance learning.
evaluate effectiveness of the teaching and the course.
- contribute to building a conducive learning environment at their own institution(s).
The assessment in this course is divided into the following two components, which have to be passed separately.
continuous observation of participation and contributions, individual and group assignments/presentations, and reflections
end-of-the-course assessment including Objective Structured Teaching Examination (OSTE).
For satisfactory completion of the course requirements, student has to attain at least 55% scores in continuous assessment and the written assignments independently, with an overall aggregate of 60%.
The educational strategies are multi-modal with focus on active learning, critical thinking and reflective practice. It is offered through interactive plenaries, student presentations, experiential individual and small group learning sessions, and technology based asynchronous learning.
Mid-course feedback is provided.
Local participants: Rs 59,000 per person
International participants: US $ 1,060 per person
How to apply
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