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Instructional studies - ISC3701

Under Graduate Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to provide a foundation and additional scaffolding for teaching methodologies and helps to establish links and bridge gaps between curriculum, assessment and practical teaching in the qualification. To put it in perspective one could say that this module is about instruction in general, the Curriculum Development and Implementation module is about instruction in the specific context of schooling and teaching methodologies are about specialised instruction in school subjects. The module focuses on instruction, which is variously known as instructing, educating, training, coaching, teaching, facilitating or tutoring. The student teachers will be introduced to the development of the instructional aspects of Education. Multiple methods of instruction to educate students of differing ages, backgrounds and ability levels will be explored and all levels of instruction (from the cradle to the grave) will be addressed. It will culminate in the design of instruction for learning events.