Learning Teaching & Assessment
|Location of Course||Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place, Dublin 7|
|Trainer||DR. Gabriel Brennan, PHD, M. LITT, B.A.(HONS.), LL.B., PG DIP., PG CERT., DIP.
Gabriel has been involved in the provision of professional legal education for over fifteen years. Gabriel practiced as a solicitor with Abercorn Solicitors before joining the Education Department of the Law Society as a Course Manager with responsibility for the design and delivery of numerous property and skills related courses. She has been involved in the design of a teaching and learning website and is experienced in providing training and support to lecturers and tutors. Gabriel has a Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma in Third Level Learning and Teaching from the DIT, an M. Litt. from Trinity College and she recently completed her PhD with Nottingham Trent University. She has edited and written numerous course manuals, published many articles and is author of Ground Rents: A Practitioners Guide published by Thomson Round Hall.
Antoinette Moriarty, B.A.(HONS.), MA, GRAD DIP., PG CERT.
Attracta ORegan, LLB, BL, PG CERT Learning, Teaching & Assessment, PG CERT Leadership & Mentorship, Head Of Law Society Professional Training
Dr Jen Harvey, Head Of Learning, Teaching & Technology Centre, Tutor Cert In Learning, Teaching & Assessment
Orla Hanratty B.ED (HONS), MSC
|Methods of Assessment||Participants must attend the full course. Assessment is through submission of a reflective paper on teaching practice of 2,000 words. Participants will also be required to participate in a microteaching session and in activities demonstrating reflective reading of appropriate resources.
A draft of the assessment (500 words) must be submitted for feedback on the 24th June 2013 with a final assessment deadline of the 30th July 2013.
|Further Enquiries||Phone: 01 881 5727
|Course Content||The overall aim of this Certificate programme is to provide legal practitioners and others involved in teaching and learning with a teaching and learning qualification to enable them to design and deliver lectures, tutorials and workshops to professional colleagues or to students at third level. This aim will be achieved through:
Practical learning in the design and preparation of teaching and lesson plans
Practice in delivery skills both for formal presentation and participative training sessions
Exploration of educational theories and development of a strong knowledge of learning styles and methodologies
Use of teaching aids and tools including e-learning
Development of a deeper understanding of evaluation and assessment tools
|Enrolment and Start Dates Comment||Tuesday 21st May 2013|
|Subjects Taught||Module One Tuesday 21st May: 6.00pm to 8.30pm
Participants are required to attend at 5.30pm for registration
Course Introduction and Welcome
Introduction to reflective practice and pre course evaluation
Online course tools and resources
Assessment and preparation for microteaching
Role of CPD within legal education
Introduction to learning and teaching theories
Module Two Tuesday 28th May: 6.00pm to 8.30pm
Module Three- Tuesday 4th June: 6.00pm to 8.30pm
Module Four Tuesday 11th June: 6.00pm to 8.30pm
Module Five Tuesday 18th June: 6.00am to 8.30pm
Module Six Tuesday 25th June: 6.00pm to 8.30pm
Module Seven Online Tutorial Support Week 1st 5th July
|Duration||Module One Tuesday 21st May
Module Two Tuesday 28th May
Module Three- Tuesday 4th June
Module Four Tuesday 11th June
Module Five Tuesday 18th June
Module Six Tuesday 25th June
Time: 6.00pm 8.30pm.
|Number of Places||20|
|Course Fee||Fee: 1,280
Discounted* Fee: 896
* Applicable to Skillnet members