Most of the doctoral students normally take up a career as
full-time/part-time academic staff in institutions of higher learning upon completion
of their PhD programs. In order to prepare these students for a successful
academic life, exposure to pedagogy is important. The
course is intended to improve teaching strategies, teacher actions, and teacher
judgments and decisions by taking into consideration theories of learning,
understandings of students and their needs, and the backgrounds and interests
of individual students.
To equip students with knowledge and skills to
teach courses designed for tertiary level education, since many PhD candidates
end up as academic staff in tertiary institutions due to the growing demand for
quality tertiary level education.
Upon completion of this module/course, the
participants should be able to;
professionalism at executing their academic role as lecturers or
facilitators in Institutions of Higher Learning.
- Ably identify and
address learners’ needs and aspirations through mentorship in their
process of learning.
- Demonstrate the
ability to develop appropriate curricula and organize course(s) and
training programs conforming to principles recommended by their own
institutions and those prescribed by Uganda National Council of Higher
- Appreciate the
diversity among students and handle them to address their learning
appropriate evaluation of participants’ ability through clear set tests
and exams that will conform to the existing curriculum and programme
- To employ
relevant teaching methods that will cultivate knowledge and talents among
participants of the course.