Student Course

Introduction to the Course

Course Audience

The course is designed for teachers, lecturers and tutors teaching adult learners, including; graduates, undergraduates and the interested public.

For teachers and tutors the course will look at advances in psychological knowledge about failure, which helps you integrate this important topic into your teaching.

For adult learners, the course will help them to appreciate the pos­itive effects of failure and its potential impact on their everyday life. The goal of the course is to make the existing positive effects of failure accessible to everybody.

The materials are designed for various uses. The course can be used as a whole curriculum or parts of it might be integrated to supplement other courses. All materials are provided as open source and each section of this course of­fers a variety of additional online materials such as videos or websites about the topic.

As some learners might want to learn the content (or just parts of it) individually, all mod­ules and additional learning resources are pro­vided online.

Teachers and tutors can also use the course on their own for professional development. In­formation about how we suggest the materials can be used are provided at the beginning of each tutors work­book for each module.

The course can be used in a classroom envi­ronment as well as a self-contained distance learning course.

Course Components

The syllabus of the Value of Failure course is di­vided into seven different units called modules, each of them focussing on different aspects of failure:

Module 1: Basics of failure

Module 2: What is Failure

Module 3: Causes of Failure

Module 4: Preventing Failure

Module 5: How to detect Failure

Module 6: Cooping with Failure

Module 7: Learning from Failure

Each Module has three different training resources:

  1. A Tutors Guide – this outlines the aims, learning outcomes and usage of each module.
  2. A Powerpoint/PDF Presentation – again this is to be used in conjunction with the Tutor’s Guide, this is a suggested course and includes the materials and activities. If it is your first time delivering the course, this is a good starting point.
  3. A Learner’s Workbook – to be completed by the trainee during the course, it forms a permanent record of their training and will be useful for them to refer to after the course has finished.

You can download the course by individual module or scroll to the bottom to download all 7 modules as a zip file.

Although the Value of Failure course is designed as a curriculum, each module can be used as a stand-alone session. Therefore each module starts with a basic introduction about the topic which can be skipped if you use more than one module or the whole course.

You do not need to use the materials in any particular order. If you want to concentrate on a specific topic you can jump in at your point of interest – although using the whole course is suggested.

This Value of Failure Students Course is accompanied by an extra course on Value of Failure Entrepreneur’s course. You might want to choose to use the Business Failure Course as an extra module at the end of your course.

Module 1: Basics of Failure

     

Module 2: What is Failure

     

Module 3: Causes of Failure

     

Module 4: Preventing Failure

     

Module 5: How to detect Failure

     

Module 6: Cooping with Failure

     

Module 7: Learning from Failure

     

Course Syllabus

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