Practice Context

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Kia ora and welcome to this course Practice Context. You will be encouraged to explore four key areas of your role as a tertiary educator and the context within which you practice. This course takes a discovery learning approach.

Enjoy your study, especially the connections with other learners!

Click on Course guide to start to orientate yourself to this course


Course identifiers

Core course Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education
Level 5
Credits 15
Learning hours 150
Prerequisites none
Enrolment status Online registration coming soon
Developed by OP Online & Capable NZ.
Formal assessment services OP Online

Indicative fee for credentialing: NZ$tba


Course Description

The aims of this course are:

  • To engage in an introductory exploration of the role and understandings of a tertiary educator in relation to their specific practice context.
  • To explore the relevance of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi to the tertiary educator’s role and gain an understanding of the key concepts of Tikaka Māori, as well as some knowledge of using and constructing simple sentences in Te Reo Māori.
  • To explore the expectations of a tertiary educator from an institutional/organisational perspective and requirements from that role such as reflective practice, self-evaluation and digital literacy.