The value of verbal feedback. Whittaker
12th March 2021

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Give a brief description of your work context and responsibilities, e.g. your teaching background, experience, type of organisation (e.g. FE college, ACL), subject/curriculum you teach/lead, your learners (skills level, any particular inclusion needs, age range of group, size of group)

I started teaching part time at in 2013 whilst running my own Construction business. The teaching was mainly adult evening practical sessions in Brickwork and plastering. This soon grew into a full time position allowing for a change in career and a transition over to education with Cert Ed, assessor and Verifier qualifications. When I moved to Burnley college the subject area of teaching... more

How will you adapt activities in your teaching context to put into practice learning from the module?

Focus needs to be aimed at the beginning of topics or modules that I teach to ensure that the students are able to access the learning and that their current level of digital skills allow them to access and make the activities meaningful and valuable. Once this is assessed, I can make judgements or adopt supportive strategies to enable the benefits of digital collaboration.
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