Aims/Description: In this module, you will compile a portfolio, collecting, selecting and reflecting on evidence of professional development activity. You will have tutorial support to identify your professional development needs and aspirations and to reflect critically on the impact of professional development activities both on yourself and on your learners. In addition, you will consider critically the nature of innovation in pedagogy, focusing on what innovative pedagogies may mean in the 21st century. The module will ask you to explore a variety of ways in which professionals can instigate change and innovation, and this may lead to you identifying not only topics for assessment in this module, but also for your dissertation.

Staff Contact: ELLIS HEATHER L
Teaching Methods: Independent Study,
Assessment: Course work

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