Learning Environment at UNIC
We focus on offering Effective learning and teaching. Effectiveness in learning begins from the foundation of a good curriculum, where learning outcomes, assessment and feedback are all aligned. We offer an enhanced learning experience by equipping our students with the skills and literacies necessary for successful learning, and our academic staff with the knowledge, skills and methods for developing engaging teaching. We offer an innovative learning environment to support
Effective learnng. Students experience an open, learning environment with teachers and students usually co construct knowledge. The traditional learning practices are replaced by a more collaborative approach, where students are active members of the learning procedure and their opinions valued and encouraged by more experienced peers. This approach encourages dialogue and collaboration between students and teachers and creates opportunities to bring forward new ideas and innovations.
The student is at the centre of the learning procedure. There is a lot of support in terms of pedagogy and the teachers make themselves available to help students and ensure course content is fully understood. Our pedagogical model employs the 21st century skills framework, emphasizing the high-level operational knowledge, competencies and personality qualities. Skills and competencies necessary to the 21st century citizen to survive and thrive. Such skills are: scientific and technological literacy, problem solving, critical thinking, metacognition, ability to work collaboratively, think creatively, synthesize information.