Facilitating Practice Based Learning

This module aims to advance your ability to create a supportive, dynamic and responsive learning climate within the practice setting, which meets the needs of your learners. You will also develop evaluation skills of your interventions and be encouraged to provide documentary evidence of your success. You are offered the opportunity to examine your prior educational experience and critique it in the light of theories of adult learning and experiential learning. The module also leads to Chartered Society of Physiotherapy ACE accreditation.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to:

  • Critically evaluate the workplace as a learning environment
  • Critically evaluate the roles and relationships of participants involved in practice-based learning
  • Respond to learning need based on appropriate situational analysis within the workplace
  • Effectively plan, facilitate and assess learning within the practice setting
  • Demonstrate critically reflective practice through self-evaluation of learning intervention
  • Demonstrate adoption of the principles of evidence-based educational practice


20 credits

Module Attendance Required

30 hours

Module Dates

Please note this module will not be running in 2011/2012.


You are required to plan and undertake a learning intervention in the practice-based setting which will be assessed through submission of a Portfolio of evidence (3000 words) (75% weighting). Seminar presentation (10 minutes) and written support materials (25% weighting).

Academics involved in the delivery of this module

Dr Carolyn Roskell 

Stand Alone Course

This module can be taken as a stand alone course if required. To apply, please contact the Programme Administrator:

Telephone: +44 (0)121 414 3126
Email: np-pgadmissions@contacts.bham.ac.uk  

Fee if taken as a stand alone course

For information on fees please contact the Programme Administrator.

Entry requirements if taken as a stand alone course

For information on requirements please contact the Programme Administrator.