Students are supported throughout the course to develop their academic and professional skills through a number of teaching and learning strategies:
- Lectures, including the use of appropriate video material
- Student-led presentations and seminars
- Practical workshops, including the use of ICT where relevant
- Directed reading and discussions of selected texts
- Paired and group work
- Blended Learning via VLE, including videos, interactive quizzes, discussion forums
- Guest speakers
- Independent study
- Individual tutorials
- Field trips.
All students will have access to academic skills tutors through the general campus booking system.
Assessment and Feedback:
The students are supported throughout the course to develop their academic and professional skills. Modules will be weighted across personal, professional, employability, transferable skills to gain a balance of theory, practice and knowledge preparing students for further study and/or employment.
Assessment tasks are linked to the learning outcomes for each module and are completed at selected points within the module. A range of assessment methods will be used for the FdA degree, such as:
- Reflective essay
- Research Proposal