UNISA Short Course in Teaching Methodologies in Education

UNISA Short Course in Teaching Methodologies in Education

University of South Africa Short Course in Teaching Methodologies in Education

Short Course in Teaching Methodologies in Education (76981)Purpose

This programme aims …

  • To equip students with specialised knowledge and skills in order to ensure effective teaching and learning
  • To equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to arrange, organise instructional resources and the physical environment in order to facilitate student learning, independence and interdependence
  • To equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to plan, develop and implement instructional strategies

Target group

This module is directed towards
 

  • Educators
  • Trainers
  • Programme managers
  • Lecturers at TVET colleges and Universities
  • PGC students

Admission requirements

National Senior Certificate
NQF Level 4 qualifications –
 
 Duration

12 months
 Language medium

English
 Registration periods

Year
 Tuition method

Open Distance Learning (ODL)
 Kind of assessment

Formative assessment. Students must complete and pass compulsory assignments for the module. The assignment will involve task based assessments and a reflective assessment. The assignment will contribute 20% to the final mark of the module.
Summative assessment.
Students must write an examination which will count for 80% of marks. A sub minimum of 40% is required to pass the examination.
 
 Teaching methodologies in education (SCTME55)Syllabus/Content Topics

  • Conceptualization of a teaching method
  • Main categories of teaching methods
  • Types of teaching methods
  • Advantages and disadvantages of different teaching method
  • Use of various teaching methods

Teaching methods and learning styles
 Course leader

Prof Dr MJ Taole
BA Ed; BA Hon, MEd, PhD,
Department of Curriculum and Instructional Studies, Curriculum Design and Implementation,
Expertise: Language teacher training, Instructional techniques, Second language education, Curriculum studies, Assessment, Multi-grade teaching, Foundation Phase teacher training , rural education and professional teacher development
 
 
Contact details:
AJH van der Walt Building, 6-112
Tel: 27 12 429-3541 Fax 086 630 9469
Cell: 084 361 1705
E-mail: taolemj@unisa.ac.za
 
 Programme administrator(s)

Lynette Ramango
Centre for Continuing Education and Training
Sunnyside Campus Building  10 Room B10
Tel: 012 481 2731
Fax: 086 548 9968
ramanml@unisa.ac.za


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.