EDUC 6010 Effective Learning and Teaching Strategies Level 6 30 credits

How can teachers create environments and activities that results in  significant learning and enriching education experience for learners?  How can teachers create culturally responsive learning environments?

In EDUC 6101 Effective Learning and Teaching Strategies (30 credits) teachers are guided and supported to work with their students, and subject to create collaborative, connected and creative learning environments. 


Kia ora

welcome to the course. Please take a moment to familiarise yourself with this page, and all the resources and support you have available to you.

Your teacher is Diana Ayling. You can contact me in a variety of different ways I have listed most of them here.  You are welcome to use MeetMe to book an appointment with me.


A private group will be established for you to connect, communicate and collaborate. 


Your assessment activities: 

Your assessments are found in this folder

Critical Reflection Template (DATA)

Critical Reflection Template (DATA) Word file (editable)

To submit your assessment go to unitec

Weighting   Nature of assessment Learning outcomes
10% Assessment 1. Academic and information literacies 1,3
20% Assessment 4. Practical- teaching practice 30 mins presentation. 1,2, 3
20% Assessment 2. Critical Reflection matauranga Maori 2
50% Assessment 3.  Practice portfolio 1,2, 3

Your learning:

1. Develop learning and teaching strategies which are student centred and encourage independent learning.

2. Explain and apply Matauranga Maori practices in the student learning experience..

3. Critique concepts of pedagogy and assessment to develop an understanding of practices that promote effective teaching for diverse learners.

POWERPOINT: From Bev and Norah

READING LIST: Readings in order of appearance within course handbook

ESSENTIAL RESOURCES: Guides for new teachers including In the Deep End


Course Descriptor 

By the end of the course you will be able to:

Knowledge: Understand the key concepts and principles of effective teaching including, course design, assessment, facilitation, evaluation, self directed learning, independent learning and culturally responsive teaching.

Skills: Design, assess, facilitate, and evaluate significant learning experiences for learners.

Values: Appreciate and value the role of teaching in enriching learner experiences.

People: Collaborate effectively with learners, peers, managers, colleagues, moderators and administrative staff.

Learn: Access, evaluate and share with your co-learners resources to support a effective learning and teaching.

Integrate: Embed your learning experiences into your professional practice and record your development in your professional portfolio.



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Online evaluation of programme GDHE Programme evaluation survey

Quick contact for immediate concerns

Students reported they found it difficult to study while working. To help with this, we would remind you to take professional development leave while you are studying, and suggest you use as much of your normal course content as you can for this course. Please let us know if there are things we can do to help you balance your competing demands. 

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