Certificate in Assessment and Feedback

Course Points
15
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Level
Level 9
Course Start Date
September 2018 (Subject to Demand)

Course Summary

This short programme comprises one of the modules offered on the MA Learning and Teaching which aims to develop a deep understanding of assessment and feedback practices in order to enhance practice.

This short programme comprises one of the modules offered on the MA Learning and Teaching which aims to develop a deep understanding of assessment and feedback practices in order to enhance practice. It is suitable for those currently working in teaching or training roles.

More specifically the objectives are:

  • To promote understanding of the role of assessment and feedback in learning,
  • To foster an understanding of the principles of effective assessment and feedback,
  • To apply these principles to practice,
  • To encourage a reflective and scholarly approach to assessment and feedback.

The Certificate Assessment & Feedback will run on Friday afternoons 1.00-4.00pm  (as part of the Masters of Learning and Teaching programme.

Contact laura.mckenna@dkit.ie for more information about fees for this course.

Applicants should normally have at least a level 8 major award or equivalent. The programme is practice focused so applicants must be engaged in sufficient teaching to allow them to meet the programme learning outcomes.

Applicants are not required to teach at any particular level but the nature of their teaching should be conducive to meeting the learning outcomes, for example, involving the assessment (formal or informal) of learning.

Applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

This Special Purpose Award is designed to support participants in improving their own practice in assessment and feedback.  It is aimed at those involved in teaching and/or training, for example in adult education, further and higher education, post-primary or within private or public sector organisations.

Laura McKenna (Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, DkIT)
Phone: +353 429370320
Email: laura.mckenna@dkit.ie

Course ID DK_UCAMF_9
Level 9
Duration 1 Semester
Credits 15
School School of Business & Humanities
Department Humanities
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Starting Date September 2018 (Subject to Demand)
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How to Apply

If you wish to apply for this programme please contact Laura Mc Kenna, CELT co-ordinator at +353 (0)42 9370320 or laura.mckenna@dkit.ie.

Potential students may be interviewed.

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