Making the Most of Discussion (Online Course)

Title:Making the Most of Discussion (Online Course)

Duration:0.5 days
Central Short Courses
Who should take this course?

Those staff who teach and want to enhance their teaching skills.

Course Description:

This course aims to help you to plan and facilitate high-quality discussion amongst your students.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this workshop you will be able to:

  • Analyse the characteristics of effective and less effective discussion
  • Describe what is involved in preparing for a discussion
  • Plan ways to create a comfortable and supportive learning environment in which students share diverse viewpoints with openness and respect for each others' opinions
  • Identify strategies to start a discussion, including knowing when to step in

About this course

This online course was produced by Epigeum as part of their University and College Teaching (UCT) programme.  Each course will take between 2 and 4 hours to complete, and is equivalent to a half-day workshop.

Other Online University and College Teaching Courses

Developing your Teaching
Lecturing 1
Lecturing 2
Resources to Enhance Students Learning
Marking and Giving Feedback
Supervising Projects and Dissertations
Teaching with Patients
Understanding the Principles of Course Design

Log in to Moodle with your username and password, and if asked for a password to access the online workshop use the word 'general'.

UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF)

This course is particularly relevant to these dimensions of the Framework:

  • Areas of Activity: A4
  • Core Knowledge: K2
  • Professional Values: V2

Find out more about the Framework here

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