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These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates.
1. Admission to the diploma shall be subject to the approval of the Academic Board.
2. Candidates for entry to the Diploma in Adult Education shall:
(a) hold appropriate qualifications and/or experience in the occupation or discipline area in which they teach adult learners;
(b) be currently engaged in adult or tertiary education or training, or have access to adult learners and organisations in order to fulfil the practical requirements of the programme.
3. The course of study of every candidate shall consist of one compulsory zero credit teaching experience paper (273.200) and 240 credits (16 papers) at 100-, 200- and 300-level chosen from those listed in the Schedules to these Regulations. The following requirements must be fulfilled:
(a) Not more than 150 credits (10 papers) shall be at the 100-level.
(b) At least 90 credits (6 papers) at 100-level and at least 90 credits (6 papers) at 200-level shall be completed from Schedule One, including 273.183 Adult Education Practicum.
(c) The remaining 60 credits (4 papers) may be selected from Schedules One or Two.
4. The Academic Board may in such exceptional cases as it thinks fit approve a personal course of study that does not conform to the foregoing Regulations.
5. Candidates who have been awarded the Certificate in Adult Education may cross-credit up to 45 100-level credits to the Diploma in Adult Education course. A candidate who wishes to credit more than 45 credits will be required to surrender the Certificate before the credits will be granted.
6. Candidates must provide evidence of completing at least 400 hours of satisfactory adult or tertiary teaching experience this will be credited as 273.200 once provided. Teaching experience hours that have already been completed as part of a prior Certificate in Adult Education do not need to be repeated in a candidate's Diploma in Adult Education course.
7. A candidate who has been enrolled in the Advanced Diploma in Tertiary Teaching under Wellington Polytechnic Academic Board Regulations may be able to complete their studies under those Regulations or choose to complete under the Massey University Diploma in Adult Education Regulations.
|273.183||Adult Education Practicum||15||P at least 30 100-level credits from Schedule One; R 187.183|
|273.200||Adult or Tertiary Teaching Experience||0|
|269.332||Māori Issues in Education||15||R 182.332|
|273.180||Introduction to Adult Learning and Teaching||15||R 187.180|
|273.181||Adult Teaching Strategies||15||R 187.181|
|273.182||Training Skills for the Workplace||15||R 187.182|
|273.186||Course Planning and Assessment for Adult Learning||15||R 187.186|
|273.189||Interpersonal Skills in Adult Learning||15||R 187.189|
|273.190||Academic Skills for Adult Learning and Teaching||15||R 187.190|
|273.206||Adult Learning||15||R 187.278|
|273.270||Teaching Adults||15||P any 100-level paper; R 187.270|
|273.274||Curriculum Development for Adult Learning||15||R 187.274|
|273.276||Assessment in Adult Learning Contexts||15||R 187.276|
|273.281||New Ideas in Adult Teaching||15||R 187.281|
|273.282||Teaching Young Adults||15||R 187.279|
|273.293||Negotiated Adult Learning Project I||15||R 187.293|
|273.370||Professional Development and Practice in Adult Education||15||P Any 200-level paper; R 187.370|
|273.371||Advanced Studies in Adult Learning||15||R 187.371|
|273.372||Advanced Studies in Adult Teaching||15||R 187.372|
|273.373||Adult Learning and Teaching Project||15||R 187.373|
|273.376||Culture, Society and Adult Education||15||R 187.376|
|273.388||Negotiated Adult Learning Project II||15||R 187.388|
|273.395||Policy and Issues in Adult Education||15||R 187.395|
|273.398||Historical Perspectives on Post-Compulsory Education and Training||15||R 187.398|
Such other papers as may be approved by the Academic Board.
Papers listed for other bachelor degrees.
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Last updated on Wednesday 04 November 2015