Flexible autonomy: how online resources and live tutorials have been used successfully to develop and enhance subject knowledge in trainee teachers
Yardley, F., Hazeldine, L. and Shearman, J. 2019. Flexible autonomy: how online resources and live tutorials have been used successfully to develop and enhance subject knowledge in trainee teachers. Impact: Journal of the Chartered College of Teaching.
|Authors||Yardley, F., Hazeldine, L. and Shearman, J.|
The UK needs more teachers, particularly in shortage subjects. One way this shortage is being addressed is through Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) courses; aspiring teachers lacking enough degree-level knowledge of their chosen curriculum subject can complete a fully-funded course before commencing their Initial Teacher Training. Canterbury Christ Church University was the first university provider to offer a fully online SKE course, using computer-based assessments and gap analyses, access to high-quality digital materials and live group tutorials to provide a supportive and flexible environment in which students work autonomously.
This article outlines the mechanism and impact of our ‘flexible autonomous’ approach through the lens of course designer, tutor and student.
|Journal||Impact: Journal of the Chartered College of Teaching|
|Publisher||Chartered College of Teaching|
|01 Jan 2019|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||18 Jan 2019|
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