This free course, Secondary learning, will identify and explore some of the key issues around learning and teaching in secondary schools. Through coming to understand these issues and debates, you will reflect on and develop your practice as a secondary teacher and develop a greater awareness of how students learn and how to take account of this in your planning and in your teaching.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
articulate different views of, and aspects of ‘knowledge’ in the context of a subject
outline what it means to learn
summarise some of the key learning theories and how they manifest themselves in the classroom
identify how theories of learning are manifested in classroom pedagogy
explain what is meant by ‘active learning’ and ‘student-centred learning’.