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Mentoring

  1. 1. ASSESSMENTCoursework Assessment BreakdownCourse Work / Continuous Assessment = 100% Course Work / Continuous Assessment Breakdown Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment week Essay Two written assignments 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 100 Ongoing on practical mentoring within the candidate’s institute Workload Type & location Description Hours Frequency Lecture - flat classroom Lectures/tutorials 30 Per Module MODULE IN Independent Learning 170 Per Module MENTORING 10 ECTS CreditsMODULE RESOURCES at NFQ Level 9Essential MaterialKerry, T.  and Shelton Mayes, A. (1995). Issues in Mentoring. London, Routledge.Online materials to be accessed via Moodle.Supplementary MaterialPortner, H. (2008). Mentoring New Teachers. 3rd Edition.  Thousand Oaks CA, Corwin Press.Eraut, M. (1994). Developing Professional Knowledge and Competence. London, Routledge.Strong, M. (2009). Effective Teacher Induction and Mentoring: Assessing the Evidence. New York, Learning & Teaching UnitTeachers’ College Press. Name of Institute of TechnologyGravells, J. (2007). Mentoring in the Lifelong Learning Sector (Professional Development in the LifelongLearning Sector). Exeter, Learning Matters Ltd. Contact Details Phone: 090 6483051 Email: landt@ait.ie “The interactions with other staff and the discussions that came out of the sessions that we have has been absolutely fantastic.” Lecturer and work placement officer, IADT
  2. 2. MENTORING MODULE ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES INDICATIVE SYLLABUS A clear assessment strategy can complement Effective teaching: students’, participants’ and a statement of intended learning outcomes and theoretical perspectives; Attendance N/A % aid its interpretation by learners. Effective mentoring: students’, mentors’ and Discipline Learning & Teaching Continuous Assessment which will consist research perspectives; of two written assignments which relate to Coordinator Learning & Teaching practical mentoring in the participant’s own Theoretical models of mentoring Host Department Accounting & Business institution, a critique of various national and (apprenticeship models, competence models, Computing international ‘competences’ and small-scale reflective models); research. Official Code Co-planning of lessons; NFQ Level 09 Co-teaching of lessons; ECTS Credits 10 Critique and use of ‘Standards, ‘Competences’, ‘Codes of Practice’, ‘Professional values’ appropriate to the participants;MODULE DESCRIPTION Observational techniques (initially from DVD,This module aims to develop teachers’ and 4. Demonstrate a systematic knowledge of CD-ROM and audio CD);lecturers abilities and dispositions to analyse mentoring at the forefront of current thinkingand explain their academic and pedagogical and apply appropriate theoretical insights to Recording and analysing observations;thinking so that they can share their expertise the analysis and development of paradigms.and support their colleagues’ professional of teaching, learning and academic practice Feedback and co-analysis techniques;development. 5. Demonstrate a range of skills in helping Reviewing and target-setting: shifting focus mentees to integrate theory and practice from teaching to learning; by observing, analysing and critiquingLEARNING OUTCOMES classroom practice in the light of Formative and summative assessment and professional norms and theory. reporting;On successful completion of this module thelearner should be able to: 6. Express their comprehensive internalised Analysis of the teaching and learning context;  world view, articulate their implicit skills1. Demonstrate competence in reflective Peer mentoring exercises with colleagues. as teachers, and share these. self-evaluation and professional / academic awareness. 7. Develop expertise in supporting and challenging mentees and thus improve2. Act as role model, coach, critical friend and themselves as teachers and academics. colleague, involving sensitive selection from a range of complex skills. 8. Carry out small-scale research in their own institutions.3. Articulate a critical awareness of the general principles and practices of mentoring

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