As the student population becomes more diverse, the ability to teach and cater to the needs of different learners has become increasingly important. Each individual has a unique set of biological and development characteristics, prior knowledge and learning preferences which substantially influence how he/she learns. The effectiveness of a teacher depends on his/her ability to identify differences in the learning styles of the students, so as to actively seek the best ways to connect with and help them.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of programme, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the different learning styles of students
  • Recognise how teacher perceptions influence the learning outcomes and classroom atmosphere
  • Employ effective classroom management strategies to manage discipline problems and create meaningful learning experiences in the classroom
  • Designed objective-based lesson plans to maximise student learning

Who May Attend

For lecturers, teachers, trainers, and administrators in educational institutions who are directly or indirectly involved in the teaching and learning environment.

SectionsTopicsContents
Section 1TeachinG Medthodology- An introduction
- Effective delivery of lessons
- Learning styles
- Are learning styles important?
Section 2Effective Classroom Management- An introduction
- Classroom management problems
- Intervention for classroom disruption
- Avoiding and resolving conflict
- Developing classroom cohesiveness
Section 3Effective Communication- An introduction
- Effective communication
- Active listening
- Roadblocks to communication
Section 4Teacher Perception of Students- How do you perceive your students?
- Knowing yourself and your students

Facilitator

Ms Melissa Lee Phooi Kuan obtained her Bachelor and Master in Education (Teaching of English as Second Language, TESL) from University of Malaya. She has over 10 years of experience teaching English to learners from various backgrounds and of different areas of specialisation since joined TAR University College in 2002.

She is presently the Programme Supervisor of the Division of Languages in School of Social Science and Humanities at TAR University College. Ms Lee is a regular trainer for English Enhancement Programmes for both local and foreign participants, as well as a facilitator for Teacher Development Workshops in TAR University College.