7407 Stage 1 Teacher Training – Week 1 Notes

7407 – Stage 1

Lesson 01

Date Tuesday, 10 September 2002

Course Detail

Tutor: Kirsten Harjette
Email: 01895 853385
Telephone: kharjett@uxbridge.ac.uk

Course Administrator: Marilyn Gash
Telephone: 01895 853322

BOOK:
Teaching, Training and Learning (A practical guide) Fourth Edition
Ian Reece & Stephen Walker
ISBN: 1 901888 17 7

This course is now at NVQ level 4 – Degree Standard
In line with FENTO – Further Education National Training Organisation (see Jargon page for more details)

Joanna Vosper is head of Business Department.

See UC Intranet for course guides etc.
Look under the Business School sections and then course listings.

Refer to all clients or pupils as learners

The Training Cycle

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Assessment and Evaluation

Assessment is carried out on an individual. Assessment is continual – not just at end.
Evaluation is done on self.

This course will be progressing along the circle of the training cycle.

Jargon words

An uncommon or specialist word linked to a specialist subject.

Session Task: It is of vital importance that when talking on your subject that you explain what they mean.

Some IT Jargon:

Volatile and Non-Volatile Memory

OS (Operating System)

BIOS (Basic Input Output System)

When teaching it is imperative that you constantly remind learners as to what “jargon” words mean.

Task 107 given this week

Keep a PDJ (Professional Development Journal). Weekly task

Find out about the student charter from Intranet

Get Book

Jargon from course: (added to Jargon Page)

CPD – Continuing Professional Development
PDJ – Professional Development Journal

People on the course

Name Subject
Richard IT – CLAIT
Hina IT / Computer Support
Darren Physical Education Theory & Practice
Shahnaz Beauty Therapist / Beautician
Philippa Spanish
Julia Horticulture & Craft
Camsdu?? (Cam) IT / Social Services Support
Rabie IT – Cisco Network / A+ Hardware-Software MCSE
Mohamed IT – CLAIT
Sylvia Hairdressing
Jill Hairdressing – Teaching at Uxbridge
Mary-Catherine Pield Heath Special School
Jaimin Chemistry
Leo Psychology / Web Dev

Group Agreements and Expectations

Group 1:

Self:
Complete assignments & course
Punctuality
Motivation
Meeting goals
Friendship building
Become a better teacher

Group:
Mobile off
Support
Level of respect
Contribution to teamwork
Motivation
Sharing experiences / Knowledge

Tutor:
Reply to emails
Support
Guidance
Clarity
Motivation
Understanding / providing maximum information

Group 2:

Self:
Complete course
Learn to teach
Need to organise
Pass on knowledge gained on 7407
To pass course & teach

Group:

Timekeeping
Respect others opinions
Share knowledge
Relaxed & comfortable environment
Allow people to finish what they are saying

Tutor:
Understanding
Provide maximum information
Reinforce strategies
Support
To Be There

Group 3:

Self:
Come out of myself
Improvement
Assessments on time
Your subject and learn how to teach it better

Group:
Support from each other
Respect different lifestyles
Encourage each other
Contact a buddy
We are all aiming for the same thing

Tutor:
Perfection (as much as is humanly possible)
Information, Help & Guidance
To make clear support and advice

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