•18 May 2020, 19:52•Edited by Nigel Gibson on 19 May 2020, 10:02
Section 4, Activity 4
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What does teaching mean to you?
Watch the video in activity 4 and make notes about how the tutor fulfills their role. How does the tutor support students? How do they demonstrate this skill to you?
Correspondence tuition (supporting students through your marking feedback, emails, and tutorials) is a different skill to many other forms of teaching – so you may like to think about how you can apply your transferable skills to this new situation.
Reflecting on your own experience, how do you support people, learners or students with similar issues? Draw on all of your experience, both within work, academia and in informal settings.
Write a post that demonstrates your experience. Comment on another post, is it clear what they do?
These are examples of the types of posts we might expect to see:
"I support learners by helping them find their own path, and helping them over come obstacles. I do this by discussing their individual needs with them, rather than forcing an particular approach on them. Sometimes this means pointing them at material they can self study, and sometimes it means working through the study with them."
"I need to provide the support at the right time, this may be proactive after noticing a student is not studying consistently, or reactive by responding to a student request."
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