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Lecturing Methods MasterClass - Blended Learning

Interests: Facilitator


Facilitation excellence is increasingly being acknowledged as a key success factor within the higher education community. Creating an engaging environment for students requires facilitators to embrace principles of adult learning and to accommodate learning preferences of students. As stated in the National Framework for Enhancing Academics as University Teachers, “Academics are appointed primarily for the disciplinary expertise and research capacity and it is not reasonable to assume that they will automatically be well-equipped to carry out this task [of a scholarly and professional approach to teaching].”

This short course is designed to develop or update the facilitation skills of lecturers and aspirant lectures through an interactive short course format. We will share best practice teaching techniques drawing on FPD’s 23-years’ experience of providing adult education to more than 450 000 students across 45 countries.

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Who Should Enrol

Lecturers and aspirant educators and trainers with an interest in embracing teaching excellence.

Course Design

The programme will be combination of the following learning interventions:

  • Self-study (prior to attending the workshop) (Part 1). The study material is comprehensive enough to be utilized as self-study.
  • A facilitated and interactive workshop (Part 2).

Course Objectives

To enable facilitators and subject experts to transfer their knowledge and skills through effective and efficient teaching practices designed to meet the need of adult learners within the higher education framework.

Course Content

The study material will cover the following proposed modules:

  • Adult Learning Principles
  • Curriculum
  • Study Material and Study Guides
  • Modes of Instruction
  • Presentation Skills
  • Visual Aids
  • Interactive Facilitation Skills
  • Assessment
  • Educational Strategies


The Foundation for Professional Development will award the participants with a Certificate of Completion once participants have attended the workshop for this short course, completed the assessment and attained the required pass mark.

Intake date & Price

Registration close on 24 August 2022 for 31 August  - 02 Septemeber  2022 intake - 3 Day Virtual Training 

Price: R3200.00


R 3 200.00