Choosing the most appropriate teaching approach or approaches is a vital step in the process of constructing meaningful learning for your students. Factors that you need to consider when selecting an appropriate teaching style include:
- What do I know about my students and how can I best engage them in specific elements of the learning?
- What opportunities and limitations are created by the size and abilities of the student group, and the resources and facilities available to me?
- What are the most effective and vocationally relevant ways I can facilitate the student learning outcomes for this course?
- What teaching approaches will help me to construct learning activities and assessment tasks that directly relate to the objectives and learning outcomes of the course?
Selecting appropriate teaching approaches can help to facilitate student engagement in the classroom. The following guides provide a description of inclusive teaching approaches, and how they can be used as well as some tips to consider when preparing for your class.