Courses - Faculty of Education And Social Work

Academic Practice

Postgraduate 700 Level Courses

15 Points

Academic Citizenship and Professionalism

Designed to help academic staff negotiate the apparently conflicting demands of teaching, research and service. Participants will explore the governmental, institutional and disciplinary contexts in which their professional practice takes place. They will devise and implement synergistic strategies for fostering their own continuing professional development as teachers, researchers, and citizens of the academy.

15 Points

Special Topic: Engagement in Digital Learning and Teaching

How can we provide a 'high quality learning environment that maximises the opportunity' for 'our increasingly diverse, demanding and technologically sophisticated student body' ( The University of Auckland Strategic Plan 2013-2020? ). Draws on international best practice in the use of new technologies to promote and support research-informed innovation in teaching and learning that enhances student engagement and achievement.

15 Points

Special Topic: Engaging with Research Writing: Politics, Pleasure and Style

Focusing on research writing’s social negotiations, this course supports the engagement with research writing. Consideration of the composition of a strong research portfolio and the social context of research writing, its politics, will frame practical hands-on writing work. Participants will engage with methods and strategies for sustaining productivity and increasing writing pleasure. Coursework will be based on writing for publication.

15 Points

Special Topic

15 Points

Independent Project

A guided research project based on current issues in learning and teaching. Participants will be assigned to work one-on-one with a supervisor.