This best practice guide to teaching in the Further Education and Skills sector, and professional organisational learning contexts, examines the key concepts underpinning effective teaching and learning and combines this with case studies which demonstrate meaningful connections between theory and practice. Each chapter also contains discussion questions, learning activities and reflective points, allowing you to further engage with key research and relate it to your own teaching. Offering pragmatic advice on learning design, support and delivery, coverage includes: • Identifying learning needs and objectives • Selecting and developing appropriate content • Using technology to enhance learning • Assessment, evaluation and reflection This is an indispensable resource for anyone preparing to teach in Further Education, current Higher Education lecturers and work-based learning trainers in private and public-sector organisations. Lyn Ashmore is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education and Professional Development and Denise Robinson is Director of the Post Compulsory Education & Training Consortium, both are based at the University of Huddersfield.

Preparation and Delivery of Learning

Preparation and delivery of learning
Wayne BaileyMohammed Karolia

Learning Outcomes

After reading this chapter, the reader should be able to:

  • Appreciate the role of planning when delivering learning.
  • State ways in which to manage presence when delivering learning.
  • Identify ways to engage learners within a teaching or training environment.

Chapter Outline

When we think about delivering learning, we might initially think about: a practitioner's quality of communication; their use of voice; the appropriateness and inclusiveness of their language; their body language, their use of gesture; eye contact; their listening and observation skills; the confidence they exude and their presence. While these are key ingredients when delivering learning and will be considered within this chapter, we also need to give some thought to the key part planning has ...

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