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EDU4100 Evidence for Teacher Impact

Units : 1
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 : 17 May 2022

Requisites

Pre-requisite: ECL2200 or ESP2200 or EPP3200
Enrolment is not permitted in EDU4100 if EDE4103 or ECP4100 or EDP4130 or EDS4401 has been previously completed

Overview

Data driven instruction is the core business of teachers’ work, enabling teachers with a process of practice that targets instruction to meet the needs of all students. Consisting of a cyclical set of stages, teachers collect, collate and analyse student data to inform planning. Throughout the cycle, teachers participate in critical reflection to consider their teaching practice and the impact of their teaching on student learning. In doing so, teachers have a mechanism by which their teaching can undergo continuous improvement for the benefit of all students.

The coursework focuses upon the implementation of a data driven instruction cycle through the Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (GTPA). The course requires pre-service teachers to gather evidence of the teacher they are becoming and evaluate the impact this has upon their learners as well as justifying their repertoire of teaching practices.

This course contains a 25-day placement and is the final Professional Experience Placement within the following contexts:

BEED program, the placement is in a school setting (in the nominated primary curriculum specialisation area) from Prep to Year 3 with preservice teachers observing at least one lesson in Yr 4 - Yr 6) for exposure to upper primary.

BPED program, the placement is in a school setting (in the nominated primary curriculum specialisation area) from Prep to Year 6.

BSED program, the placement is in a school setting from Year 7 to Year 12 which is guided by, but not limited to, the preservice teachers nominated teaching areas.

For full details of the professional experience particulars, please refer to the Professional Experience website and the Professional Experience Book.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2022 External
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2022 External
Date printed 17 May 2022