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EQ106 - Theories and Practice of Learning

  • Module code: EQ106
  • Module name: Theories and Practice of Learning
  • Department: Centre for Education Studies
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

1) To introduce students to a range of theorists and theories of learning for three complementary reasons: 2) to give a basic knowledge of the range of theories and theorists relating to education, development and learning. 3) to afford opportunities to critically consider how such theories relate to educational practice 4) to interrogate own learning in light of these 5) To discuss and debate concepts relating to lifelong learning. 6) To give students the opportunity to develop their own learning styles, study and research skills, and reflective practice.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of this module students will: 1. Have a basic understanding and knowledge of the range of theories and theorists relating to education and learning 2. Consider how these theories relate to and influence current educational practice 3. Have an understanding of the concept of lifelong learning and consider how it relates to their own continued learning 4. Consider their own preferences for studying and develop effective strategies for managing their own learning

Timetabled teaching activities

Three hours a week in Autumn and Spring Term

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: EQ106-30)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 100%
Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Undergraduate Education Studies (X35B) - Year 1
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