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reflections on the PTLLS VLE and blog


As the 10 week PTLLS course is coming to an end I want to reflect on the use of the VLE and blog.

When I took over the course the VLE was already up and running from previous courses so every week I just needed to update course content. Having set up the CELTA VLE from nothing I really appreciated having this structure already in place to work from. The biggest change for the PTLLS has been the submissions of assignments. Students were told they either needed to hand in a paper copy in class or submit these through the VLE.

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As a new tutor to the PTLLS roles, responsibilities and boundaries

As a new tutor to the PTLLS I want to reflect on my views of my roles, responsibilities and boundaries for these groups. 

As a teacher I have several roles, I am a guide, a facilitator, an assessor amongst other things. As a ‘teacher-as-learner I’m a reflective practitioner and delivering a class relating to the five aspects of the teaching cycle has led me to writing this post. Read more ►