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TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Teaching is a specialized area that deals with the ability of a teacher to transfer their knowledge to their learners. To be an effective teacher, one needs to be able to apply the different teaching approaches, methods and techniques. One also needs to know the different theories that help in teaching and learning. This course is designed for professionals who wish to acquire the ability to become effective and eclectic teachers in their various areas of professionalism.
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Teaching Methodology

Course Details

Background

There is growing interest from non-teaching staff to join the teaching profession especially at higher levels of education. As part of the professionalization of teaching as a career and in line with the requirements of the Higher Education Authority in Zambia, individuals who intend to teach in higher learning institutions but do not have a teaching background, must undergo a pedagogical training in teaching methodology. It is therefore as a result of the foregoing that Mulungushi University through the School of Education has introduced this short course in teaching methodology.

Rationale

Teaching is a specialized area that deals with the ability of a teacher to transfer their knowledge to their learners. To be an effective teacher, one needs to be able to apply the different teaching approaches, methods and techniques. One also needs to know the different theories that help in teaching and learning. This course is designed for professionals who wish to acquire the ability to become effective and eclectic teachers in their various areas of professionalism.
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Code

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Fees

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Location

Online
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Contact

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Dates

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Aim

The course aims to:

  1. Introduce principles and practices of teaching methodology to professionals who are not teachers.
  2. Prepare students for the mandatory school based teaching experience.
  3. Equipping students with knowledge, skills, attitudes and attributes required of a teacher, in order to make maximum use of the teaching-learning process.

Objectives

At the end of the study of this programme, students should be able to:

  • Use different teaching methods, approaches and techniques
  • Explain the teaching process
  • Describe the practices in the teaching process
  • Use entrepreneurial skills from the course to create their own employment opportunities.

Competencies

  • Sourcing and preparation of teaching materials
  • Delivery of effective lessons
  • Apply a variety of methods and techniques in teaching
  • Assessment learners
  • Effective management of the classroom

Entry requirements

To be eligible for this course, candidates will need to have a recognized qualification in their specialized fields.  

Expected prior knowledge

Candidates must possess specialized knowledge in their relevant fields

COURSE DELIVERY.

The course will run for 6 months comprising intensive lectures, practical sessions and tutorial sessions, including teaching practice or school experience.

QUALIFICATION

After successful completion of this course, candidates will be awarded a Mulungushi University diploma in Teaching Methodology.

Lesson Schedule

  1. Development of Education in Zambia – Dr Gift Kaira
  2. Application of Sociology, Psychology and Philosophy in Teaching – Mr Leonard Sakakombe
  3. Basic Principles, Theories and Methods of teaching – Mr Kapesha Ngulube
  4. Use of ICT in teaching – Mr Brian Halubanza
  5. Curriculum Studies – Dr Rachel Kabeta
  6. Peer Teaching and Preparation for School Experience – Mr Kapesha Ngulube
  7. Educational Management and Administration – Dr Rachel Kabeta
  8. Measurement, Assessment and Evaluation – Dr Charity Meki-Kombe
  9. Entrepreneurship in Education – Mr Stephen Chibangula
  10. Emerging Issues in Education – Dr Rachel Kabeta
  11. School Experience – Mr Kapesha Ngulube

Teaching Methods

  1. Face-to-face lectures
  2. Zoom and moodle interactive lectures
  3. Practical attachments

Assessment Method

Continuous Assessment          – 50%

Final Examination                   – 50%

Certifications

Mulungushi University certificate will be provided

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