The best in modern English teaching methods are now available to the public, with universities and colleges offering up their syllabus for the year ahead.
Key points:More than 80 per cent of university courses are now on a syllabus, with a wide range of courses available to students, teachers and the publicThe University of Ulster is leading the way with more than 80% of courses on a list of recommended syllabusThe syllabus is a guide to how to teach, students and teachers alikeThe syllabuses are free to use and can be accessed online or at the end of the year through an online course.
In a statement, the University of Northern Ireland said the syllabus “provides an important way of understanding the teaching of modern learning and the role of the teacher”.
“It is designed to help learners understand the core concepts, techniques and teaching techniques which are essential to achieve a good understanding of modern teaching.”
The University says it is a “critical resource” for teaching, and that students can use the syllabuary to look at the teaching they are receiving, whether it is the new syllabus or a traditional teaching manual.
The syllabi are free online or in a downloadable version to students and staff, and can also be downloaded to their mobile devices, laptops or desktops.
They are the first of their kind, and were developed in partnership with the Royal Ulster Constabulary.
The university’s syllabus has been published on its website, with students and educators being encouraged to use it for inspiration, as they look for the best course materials.
The best coursesThe university is also launching its syllabus on its blog, with information on how to apply to the course and how to take part.
The University is the first to have its syllabular published, and its first in the United Kingdom, with courses from other universities including King’s College London, King’s University Belfast, the College of Arts and Sciences and Trinity College Dublin also on the syllabi.
“We have seen an increase in the number of people applying for teaching positions and this helps to increase the number available,” said UIR’s academic director for teaching and learning, Peter Lomas.
“A lot of people in the UK have a lot of interest in learning more about teaching and are interested in having a more informed discussion with teachers about the material they need to teach.”
This is the perfect time to have the syllabs available online for all those interested to learn more.
“There are currently more than 20,000 courses available for students, staff and the general public to access.
The new syllabues come as students and faculty across the United States, Canada and the UK prepare for their exams.UIR says that students and academics across the country will be able to use the courses for the first time online this year, and will be “fully involved” in the syllabo.
The courses are being developed as part of the University’s National Education Week.
It is part of a partnership with teaching and research organisation The Centre for Teaching and Learning, which also offers a variety of resources for the public.”
The syllabs provide a vital resource for students and teaching professionals in the UUP,” said Professor Brian Kelly, a teaching lecturer in English and a lecturer in teaching and curriculum at the university.”
These are the best available, and they are freely available online.
“Students, teachers, parents and the wider community will have access to the most up-to-date and accessible information to guide their learning.”