نسخة تجريبية


مواقع العمادات/عمادة التطوير الاكاديمي
وحدة التعليم والتعلم

 

 

Introduction

The Teaching and Learning Unit (TLU) is established with the purpose to promote, support, execute and enrich outcome-based teaching and learning methodology which involves the areas of curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment to faculty members. This unit also provides training for students in area of study and soft skills to improve and enhance their performance.

 Vision

The TLU aspires to be the leading center in the region in providing world-class guidance and support in teaching and learning practices to the academics.

   Mission

The TLU has the following mission to be executed effectively in order to achieve its vision:

 Core Values of TL Unit

The Teaching and Learning Unit upholds the following core values in day-to-day operations and implementation of its activities

1.      Dedication – the ability to give full commitment to the highest quality of work

2.      Professionalism – the ability to be fully responsible and to meet the highest standard

3.      Integrity – the ability to keep the promises and fulfill its obligations in the right way

4.      Customer Satisfaction – the ability to take full care of customer needs

5.      Continuous Improvement – the ability to strive for never-ending improvements

 

Objectives and Initiatives of the TL Unit

Objective 1

To serve academic staff with services related to teaching and learning practices   

Initiatives:

  • Provide consultation and guidance in teaching to academic staff
  • Conduct evaluation of teaching  on academic staff & provide feedback
  • Prepare teaching preparation documentation according to outcome based learning
  • Provide other services related to teaching and learning for departments and colleges
  • Provide proper learning strategies to students

 Objective 2

To serve academic staff and students with training courses in teaching and learning

Initiatives:   

  • Conduct Faculty Orientation Program for new faculty members
  • Organize outcome based  teaching and learning workshops for all lecturers
  • Provide study skills programs/courses for students

  Objective 3

To provide the academics with teaching and learning materials

Initiatives:

  • Provide Teaching Skills handouts for lecturers
  • Provide Learning Skills handouts for students
  • Provide Personal Development Skills handouts for lecturers and students
  • Provide guidelines on a variety of teaching and learning topics with summaries of best practices for lecturers and students
  • Provide links to other online resources related to teaching & learning

 Objective 4

To provide guidance and support to Program Coordinators in fulfilling NCAAA requirements, and also in course design, content development and curriculum development

Initiatives:

  • Give Guidance or Conduct Proper Training on Standard 4 Good Practices for College Quality Coordinators
  • Review and Develop Program Specifications as stated in NCAAA requirements
  • Review and Develop Course Specifications as stated in NCAAA requirements
  • Review and Develop Field Experience  Specifications as stated in NCAAA requirements
  • Provide guidance in course design, content development and curriculum development of respective academic programs
  • Give guidance on preparation of documents and evidences related to standard 4 of NCAAA requirements

 Objective 5

To collaborate and coordinate  with all Colleges and other units in the university to develop and learn from teaching best practices of respective disciplines.

Initiatives:

  • Collaborate with curriculum committee from each college in curriculum review and development
  • Carry out curriculum development by utilizing the expertise from respective disciplines in each college
  • Establish networking and utilize all expertise from different disciplines in each college in formulating teaching and learning best practices

 Objective 6

To promote excellence and innovative research in teaching and learning

Initiatives:

  • Encourage research in identifying suitable methodology and innovative techniques for effective teaching and learning.
  • Conduct joint venture research in teaching and learning among lecturers and students
  • Find research grants at local or national levels for the study on improvement of teaching and learning aspects

     In order to achieve all the objectives ,TLU will make planning based on the priority and  budget allocated. Wih limited number of staff , this unit will collaborate with other JU experts from other colleges to assist in planning the activities and its implementation.