The Stages in Learning
Explain own role and responsibilities in lifelong learning The four stages of the learning cycle are as follows 1) The Initial assessment Identifying needs can be accomplished by reviewing previous courses attended Depth of knowledge, experience, perceptions and level of ability, disability awareness, Considering learning needs/styles which can help produce an Individual learning plan. ) The planning and design Deciding aims/learning outcomes which in turn will enable to help the tutor in auging the level and ability of the learners by using the IA/ILP of their learners, and will then also assist the tutor to come up with a schedule of work and then a focused lesson plan that is relevant to their learners, it will also help the tutor to select the appropriate resources and learning environment for the learners and will also assist the tutor to produce/purchase the required resource material needed. )
The delivery of the course When we deliver the course or session we must always consider the pace of delivery ,the pitch ,and we must always adjust them to meet the learners needs, as utors we must always take into consideration the group dynamics ,we should always try to establish and maintain a positive rapport with our learners , we can accomplish this by using icebreakers and teach the sessions with enthusiasm and with positive energy thus energising the learners so they have and gain a positive attitude towards the subject they are learning. ) Recorded evaluation for both learner and tutors
As tutors we must continually evaluate all areas and levels that have been completed by the learners and the tutors and all evaluations should be acted upon in a easonable timescale this will in turn help us as tutors to adopt a Continuous professional development, When ever we carry out assessments we must always make sure that it is constructive and not destructive and also we must make sure that it is accurately recorded, we must always make sure that this is carried out all the way through the teaching cycle.
In summary the teaching cycle is a systematic approach to training that comprises four interlinked stages, it is vital that continuous assessment with constructive feedback and accurate recording must occur throughout each and every stage.