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By the end of this course students should be able to develop a framework which will assist them to select and apply appropriate teaching methods for specific situations. The course covers essential elements of programme design, theories of learning relevant to adult students, learning styles, teaching methods for adult students, the characteristics of an effective learning environment, classroom management and organisational strategies, resources for course delivery, beliefs about teaching and learning and the teaching approaches, problem- solving,
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evaluating and monitoring teaching, feedback and reflection.
Offered: Semester 2
Prerequisites: HVE121
Contact hours per week: 4
Assessment: 100% competency based
On successful completion of this course participants will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the basic concepts of assessment and display confidence in the development of appropriate tools and procedures for assessment. The course covers concepts and processes of formative and summative assessment, validity and reliability, standards based, achievement based and competency based assessment, evidence requirements, assessment instruments, communicating assessment requirements, assessment decisions, giving feedback to candidates and methods for achieving consistency of assessment standards.
Offered: Semester 2
Prerequisites: HVE121
Contact hours per week: 4
Assessment: 100% coursework
On successful completion of this course participants will be able to discuss and use the processes and key elements involved in programme and course design and write relevant parts of programme documents following these procedures. The course covers principles of course design, the programme cycle, developing outcomes, transferable skills, assessment procedures, recognition of prior learning, recognition of current competence, moderation methods, evaluation procedures and action planning.
Offered: Semester 1
Prerequisites: HVE121
Contact hours per week: 4
Assessment: 100% coursework
This course will help students communicate in English and Samoan with confidence and express opinions assertively both in the workplace and in other settings.
Offered: Semester 1
Contact hours per week: 4
Assessment: 60% coursework, 40% examination
This course provides students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to work safely and interact positively with others in their workplaces. It covers the responsibilities of workplace occupational safety and health officers and continuous improvement methods that can be used to support health and safety in industrial settings.
Offered: Semester 1
Prerequisites: HVE111
Contact hours per week: 4
Assessment: 100% competency based

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