|Semester 2, 2022 Springfield On-campus|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Education|
|Student contribution band :||Band 1|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||27 June 2022|
Examiner: Claire Nicholls
Pre-requisite: EDC1000 and EDC1001
This course prepares you for your first professional experience placement of 10 days, as a pre-service educator in an Early Childhood, Primary or Secondary educational context. You will be introduced to beginning teaching and pedagogical theories, and strategies aimed at supporting you to become a professional educational practitioner.
You will consider learning environments, communication strategies and site, system, curriculum and legislative requirements. This course will support you at the beginning of your Professional Experience Placement and provide opportunities for reflection, development of your professional teacher identity and developing positive relationships with children/students, teachers, parents/carers and communities.
This course contains a 10-day Professional Experience Placement.
Course learning outcomes
On completion of this course students should be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge of professional ethics, responsibilities and conduct and requirements for the teaching profession (APST 7.1 & 7.2);
- demonstrate knowledge and understanding of relevant learning and curriculum frameworks (APST 2.1, 2.2, 2.3);
- demonstrate knowledge of how students learn and implications for teaching (APST 1.2);
- demonstrate knowledge of a range of resources, including ICT; relevant strategies; and effective communication to engage and motivate children and students in their learning (APST 3.3, 3.4, 3.6);
- demonstrate knowledge of contemporary educational environments, through the ability to support and manage learning activities with children and adolescents. (APST 4.1, 4.2);
- demonstrate the ability to seek and apply constructive feedback from your supervisor during professional experience to improve your teaching practice. (APST 6.3);
- demonstrate appropriate cognitive, literacy and communication skills, including spelling, grammar, punctuation and referencing.
|1.||Aspects of lesson planning especially the orientating phase||15.00|
|2.||Professional and ethical conduct||10.00|
|3.||Selection and use of appropriate resources, including ICT||10.00|
|4.||Verbal and non-verbal communication strategies to support learner engagement||10.00|
|5.||Seeking and applying feedback and critical evaluation and reflection||10.00|
|6.||Engagement and motivation of learners||15.00|
|7.||Teacher organisation and development of routines and procedures||15.00|
|8.||Orientation to an educational setting as a pre-service teacher||15.00|
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Student workload expectations
To do well in this subject, students are expected to commit approximately 10 hours per week including class contact hours, independent study, and all assessment tasks. If you are undertaking additional activities, which may include placements and residential schools, the weekly workload hours may vary.
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