Tertiary Teaching and Learning (2019)

The Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning programme has been designed for staff working in tertiary education contexts who wish to extend their understanding of learning and teaching in the tertiary education context and improve their own practice. It is a flexible programme offering face-to-face and online options that can benefit people engaged in higher education teaching and facilitation of learning at any point during their career.

Initial enquiries should be made to the Centre for Tertiary Teaching and Learning office.


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  • Prescriptions for the PCert(TertiaryT&L)

    The Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning is available for students who have completed a Bachelors degree, or equivalent.

    To complete the Postgraduate Certificate, students must complete 60 points at 500 level by completing four of the following 15-point papers to be offered on a rotating basis.

  • 500 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    TERTL500Learning, Teaching and Assessment in Tertiary Education19A (Hamilton) & 19A (Tauranga)
    This paper enables participants to explore core concepts of teaching, learning and assessment and develop the knowledge and skills for effective teaching in tertiary teaching contexts.
    TERTL503Blended/Online Learning19A (Online)
    This paper outlines theoretical models and explores ways of designing and implementing blended and fully online learning in a tertiary context.
    TERTL507Facilitating Learning in Small Group Contexts19B (Hamilton) & 19B (Tauranga)
    This paper enables participants to apply theories and strategies related to effective facilitation of small group learning to their own tertiary education practice.
    TERTL508Assessment19B (Hamilton) & 19B (Tauranga)
    This paper covers a wide range of theories, principles and methods of assessment applicable to participants' own tertiary teaching contexts.
    TERTL511English-Medium Instruction (EMI) in Higher Education Teaching19B (Online)
    This paper examines principles and practices of English-medium instruction (EMI) in higher education.
    TERTL512Current Trends in Global Higher Education and their Impact19A (Online)
    This paper provides an outline of the main trends in global higher education, considering how they impact tertiary institutions in general and our own professional positions and practices in particular.
    TERTL513Researching Learning and Teaching Practice19A (Hamilton), 19A (Online), 19A (Tauranga), 19B (Hamilton), 19B (Online) & 19B (Tauranga)
    In this paper, participants design, implement and evaluate a small-scale research project on an aspect of teaching and learning in their own tertiary education context.
    TERTL590Directed Study19A (Hamilton), 19A (Online), 19A (Tauranga), 19B (Hamilton), 19B (Online) & 19B (Tauranga)
    This paper offers participants the opportunity to examine a specific area of tertiary learning and teaching, with learning outcomes and content agreed by the participant and paper convenor.

2019 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 23 October 2018 10:48am

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