Teaching with e-learning in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Chris Hill

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0857252542

Category: Education

Page: 128

View: 9951

This new edition (previously entitled "Teaching Using Information and Learning Technology in Further Education") is an up to date resource for trainee and qualified teachers within the Lifelong Learning Sector. Focusing on information and learning technology as a toolkit for resourceful teachers, it includes reflective activities, teaching strategies and teaching tips throughout, along with ideas for applying these to the reader's own context. In this new edition, all material has been fully updated to reflect the latest changes in technology and its applications, and each chapter in the book is referenced to the new LLUK Standards.

Communicating with Learners in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Keith Appleyard,Nancy Appleyard

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 0857255797

Category: Education

Page: 144

View: 2113

Communication is a key theme of the QTLS Standards. This accessible book helps readers to understand the theories and principles that underpin effective communication and apply this theory to improve their communication with learners, colleagues and others in professional life. It examines the environment of educational settings and looks at how individuals themselves communicate with the sector. It gives detailed advice on communication skills and promoting a supporting learning environment. It goes on to include notes on communicating for specific teaching situations, inclusion and working with colleagues. Finally, it covers resources for communication and their adaptation for different situations.

Teaching, Tutoring and Training in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Susan Wallace

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780857250681

Category: Education

Page: 240

View: 7851

This core text provides comprehensive support for pre-service and in-service trainee teachers in the Lifelong Learning Sector covering all they need to know to achieve QTLS status. Supporting trainees through all stages of their professional development, the text takes the reader through the theoretical background underpinning teaching and learning and offers practical guidance on day-to-day challenges. This fourth edition has been fully revised and updated and includes a new chapter on teaching practice with notes on observation and lesson planning. New information on behaviour management has been added to support trainees in an aspect of teaching that many find challenging.

Quality Assurance and Evaluation in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: John Dickinson,Jane Wood

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781844458370

Category: Education

Page: 144

View: 7124

All trainee teachers working towards ATLS or QTLS are accountable for the quality of their work, the delivery of their lessons and the success of their students. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the sector's challenging quality agenda and focuses on the reality of teaching and managing under pressure. It begins by asking what is meant by 'quality', and goes on to give guidance on delivering quality lessons and coping with inspections. Professional issues such as accountability and team working are covered in a practical, accessible way. Throughout, case studies provide insights into everyday challenges faced by trainee teachers.

Curriculum Studies in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Jonathan Tummons

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0857259172

Category: Education

Page: 128

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Curriculum is a key issue for trainee teachers in the lifelong learning sector and a core component of most courses. It lies at the heart of the work of teachers and trainers, it shapes the programmes and courses that are taught, and dictates which students can have access to courses. What goes in to the curriculum is argued over by governments, employers, parents and educationalists. How the curriculum is funded can change on a yearly basis. Access to a particular curriculum can raise or diminish the life chances of the learners involved. This book provides an accessible and up-to-date overview of the key issues surrounding the curriculum. Written for all those working towards QTLS, it provides examples and case studies from working FE colleges, adult education centres and work-based learning contexts as well as offering succinct summaries of key theories and debates relating to the curriculum. This fully revised Second Edition reflects the latest policies and thinking, has a new chapter on the implications of e-learning on curricula, and includes a full glossary of key terms and concepts. Jonathan Tummons has worked in higher education since 1995. After six years as a lecturer in teacher education in the further education sector, in 2009 he took up his current post as senior lecturer in education at Teesside University where he is also research co-ordinator for education and a member of the management board for the Social Futures Institute, Teesside's research centre for the social sciences.

Inclusive Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Jonathan Tummons,Sharon Powell

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 0857251031

Category: Education

Page: 112

View: 4108

Inclusive practice is a crucial component of professional practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector. This accessible text includes comprehensive coverage of key areas and explores what inclusive practice means for teachers and learners in the sector. The book begins by examining definitions of inclusion and goes on to cover specific educational needs. Chapters covering the learning environment, college-level planning and teaching and learning practices offer the reader practical advice on how to anticipate the diverse needs of their learners. Guidance on inclusive planning and assessment is given alongside detailed coverage of the legislation surrounding inclusion.

Assessing Learning in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Jonathan Tummons

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780857252692

Category: Education

Page: 136

View: 5651

Assessment theory and practice forms an integral part of the knowledge and understanding required to achieve QTLS. This book is a practical guide and comprehensive introduction to this broad and complex subject area. The text includes chapters on the different types of assessment, feedback, recording, evaluation and inclusive practice and covers e-assessment. Interactive activities are included throughout to help trainees reflect on and develop their own views. This third edition includes coverage of new units of assessment for workplace assessors (TAQA).

Successful Teaching Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Vicky Duckworth,Jane Wood,John Bostock,John Dickinson

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 184445620X

Category: Education

Page: 160

View: 5373

This book provides clear guidance on how to approach initial teaching experience, how to plan effective sessions, how to work well with your mentor and how to make the most out of your new career. Through focusing on the real-life experiences of both in-service and pre-service trainee teachers, it offers the opportunity to reflect on and learn from an array of diverse teaching practice experiences from a wide range of vocational areas including construction, hair and beauty, Early Years, psychology, performing arts, law, English, Skills for Life and engineering.

Teaching Higher Education Courses in Further Education Colleges

Author: Jonathan Tummons,Kevin Orr,Liz Atkins

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1446294188

Category: Education

Page: 128

View: 2942

As the number of higher education (HE) courses offered in further education (FE) settings increases, so does the need for teachers and trainee teachers to develop their teaching skills. This text is written for all teachers and trainee teachers in FE. It considers what it means to teach HE in FE and how an HE environment can be created in an FE setting. The text covers day-to-day aspects of teaching including planning and assessment, giving guidance on the unique needs of HE students. Chapters on research and quality assurance support the reader in developing some advanced teaching skills. This is a practical guide for FE teachers and trainee teachers as the sector adapts to the needs of education today.

Teaching 14-19 Learners in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Sheine Peart,Liz Atkins

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781844457625

Category: Education

Page: 112

View: 4082

More and more, teachers in the lifelong learning sector are required to teach the 14-19 age group. This book is a practical guide to delivering learning to 14-19s. It begins by looking at the background to teaching 14-19 in FE and covers current pathways for achievement. Coverage of effective delivery of the new Diploma qualification is included, giving guidance on planning and assessment. It goes on to explore the challenges of behaviour, participation and re-engaging disaffected learners. Finally, it considers the wider context of building partnerships with schools and the needs of industry and employers.

Learning Theory and Classroom Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Jim Gould

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 0857258184

Category: Education

Page: 176

View: 8908

This book supports all trainee teachers in the Lifelong Learning Sector working towards QTLS in their understanding of the key learning theories and how these can be applied to their teaching. Existing teachers within the sector will also find this book a valuable resource for refreshing their knowledge and continuing their professional development. Each learning theory is explored in clear and accessible language, considering the implications for planning, teaching, assessment and classroom management. Readers are encouraged to think critically about learning theories and the implications for classroom practice. Points for reflection, teaching and learning activities, and useful summaries are included throughout. This new edition has been fully revised to include a wider range of learning theories as well as annotated further reading and a glossary of useful terms.

Becoming a Professional Tutor in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Jonathan Tummons

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1844457125

Category: Education

Page: 128

View: 646

This positive guide to professional issues in the Learning and Skills Sector tackles the challenges and anxieties faced by trainee teachers. It examines issues surrounding values and ethics from a variety of perspectives. Everyday examples and case studies are used to help the reader place issues in a working context. It is ideal reading for trainees wanting to understand their responsibilities to students and professional colleagues. Of use to qualified teachers as well as trainees, this book is an essential guide to becoming a professional tutor and is matched to the professional and ethical components for achieving QTLS.

The Lifelong Learning Sector: Reflective Reader

Author: Susan Wallace

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781844456345

Category: Education

Page: 144

View: 7995

This book provides an overview of the Lifelong Learning Sector while also helping students engage with professional writing. Each chapter in the book is presented as an independently authored 'paper' concentrating on a key theme, including professionalism, reflective practice and how previous experience can shape teaching. Guidance and discussion notes follow to help the reader evaluate the writing and approach, and activities are included to develop the readers' own professional skills in reading and writing. This is an invaluable text for all those working towards QTLS, covering key content, demystifying academic writing, and encouraging reflective reading and practice.

Reflective Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Jodi Roffey-Barentsen,Richard Malthouse

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1844455475

Category: Education

Page: 112

View: 544

A major element of CPD is reflective practice and many trainee and new teachers are unsure about what is actually involved in the process and how to get the most from it. The book introduces and contextualises reflective practice within Continuing Professional Development. It introduces and defines the subject, places it in context in relation to new regulations, details how to accurately record reflective practice and explains how to use it to enhance teaching and learning. It provides comprehensive support and practical advice and is closely linked to the new Professional Standards in Teaching, Tutoring and Training.

Delivering Employability Skills in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Ann Gravells

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 0857255630

Category: Education

Page: 128

View: 6062

All teachers working in further or adult education settings must achieve the new QTLS teaching standards. 'Delivering Employability Skills' is an optional unit on the Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS) and the Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS) qualifications. This easy-to-read and accessible text is aimed at trainees undertaking this unit, or existing teachers wishing to refresh their understanding of delivering employability skills as part of CPD. With links to the professional standards and practical activities and examples throughout, this book supports delivery of the subject in a variety of settings.

Doing Research in Further Education and Training

Author: Susan Wallace

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1446281752

Category: Education

Page: 128

View: 5683

Research is an essential component of professional practice. Whether it be action research in a specialist subject or a more formal empirical study, research can improve the quality of teaching and and enhance professional development. This text is a guide to a range of approaches written specifically for teachers and trainee teachers in the Further Education and Skills Sector. The text covers all aspects of research and explores how research through day-to-day investigations can enhance practice. In all chapters, examples and real-life scenarios from the Further Education and Skills Sector are included, helping the reader to link theory and practice. Whether you need to complete a research project for your teaching qualification, or you need to understand how action research can support your professional development, this text will give you the essential, focused guidance you need.

Reflective Practice in Education and Training

Author: Jodi Roffey- Barentsen,Richard Malthouse

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1446274659

Category: Education

Page: 120

View: 8066

This is a practical guide to reflective practice for teachers and trainee teachers in the FE and skills sector. Reflective practice is a key element of teaching and this comprehensive and accessible guide introduces and explains this area of practice for trainee and new teachers. It asks 'what is reflective practice?' and includes an exclamation of the processes of reflection and tips on reflective writing. Many trainees and new teachers need support in reflective practice. Written for all those working towards QTLS, this text gives practical guidance on how to become a reflective practitioner and examines how this relates directly to teaching in the FE and skills sector, and how reflection can benefit teaching. This second edition includes new chapters on 'reflective teaching and learning' and 'reflection-re-action', a new Theory Focus feature. Richard Malthouse has extensive knowledge of education and training in the UK and abroad. He currently works in training design and performance needs analysis for a large law enforcement agency. Alongside this, Richard is the director of a successful company offering coaching to individuals. Richard is a Doctor of Education and a Fellow of the Institute of Learning. Jodi Roffey-Barentsen is Programme Manager of the BA (Hons) in Education and the Foundation Degree in Learing Support at Farnborough College of Technology and is involved in a range of initial teacher training programmes. Jodi also works as a consultant for the Institute of Learning. Jodi is a Doctor of Education and a fellow of the Institute for Learning.

The Minimum Core for Language and Literacy: Knowledge, Understanding and Personal Skills

Author: Nancy Appleyard,Keith Appleyard

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 0857253387

Category: Education

Page: 160

View: 6685

The teacher training framework, introduced in September 2007, requires all teachers in the post-16 sector to possess knowledge, understanding and personal skills to at least level 2 in the minimum core for language and literacy. Coverage and assessment of the core has to be embedded in all Certificate and Diploma courses leading to QTLS and ATLS status. This book is a practical guide to language and literacy for trainee teachers in the Lifelong Learning sector. It enables trainee teachers to identify and develop their own language and literacy skills and also to support their students' language and literacy.

Managing Behaviour in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Susan Wallace

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0857252224

Category: Education

Page: 104

View: 8759

This latest edition provides clear advice and practical ideas on how to manage and motivate students, a key part of achieving QTLS. Fully updated to include the LLUK Standards, it takes account of the variety of contexts within the Lifelong Learning Sector and links to recent and current learning theory, drawing on the findings of research projects into student behaviour within the sector. Based firmly on what teachers and students have to say about their experiences, it uses case studies, dialogue and journal extracts to explore key issues and to help trainees and teachers develop professional expertise.