AUT Essentials in Teaching Modules 1 & 2
Required Pathway (New Casual/Hourly Appointment Academic Colleagues)
AUT Essentials in Teaching comprises Module 1 Designing for Learning and Module 2 Teaching for Learning. In Module 1 participants will be introduced to fundamental principles of curriculum design, approaches to student learning and how to plan teaching and design learner-focused rather than content-driven teaching. In Module 2 participants will learn of teaching approaches to support learning. Practical guidance will be offered on how to create nurturing teaching environments that foster meaningful and positive relationships, as well as designing learning that is activity, project, practice and action orientated. The ways in which AUT’s Values and priorities for teaching and learning inform curriculum design will also be considered. Participants have the option of enrolling in the future suite of modules to complete AUT Certificate in Teaching.