PHYC40570 Physics Demonstrating\Tutoring

Academic Year 2022/2023

This module will introduce the graduate student to the theory & practice of small class tutoring and demonstrating in physics. The module will support you in your development as an instructor, and is based heavily on class contact and encourages reflective practice, i.e. taking time to think about what you do in a small class environment.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

Thoroughly understand the content of the module(s) in which you are instructing.
Know how to communicate, deliver feedback and maintain discipline.
Be aware of the relevant safety requirements in laboratory/classroom.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Small Group


Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
An approach designed to encourage students to reflect on the module content and their practice is adopted. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Recommendations:

To be eligible for the module students should have at least the equivalent of a 2.1 in a physics programme of level 8 (Bachelor, including 180 ECTS (3 year) programmes)

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
UTL40230 - Intro to Univ T&L for Tutors

Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: The continuous assessment component is primarily reflections on practice Unspecified n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale No


Carry forward of passed components
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
Repeat Within Two Trimesters
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

The delivery of the module includes the provision of feedback in every session, on assessments and practice.

Name Role
Dr Sharon Shannon Lecturer / Co-Lecturer