Provides the foundation for developing competence in students' teaching skills and strategies by: (i) the study of contemporary theory and practice about effective classroom practice and (ii) the satisfactory completion of a 3-week block-practicum.
1. Understanding the context of a primary school
2. Establishing a presence: clarity of communication
3. Planning for effective teaching and learning (OGER Framework)
4. Assessing for effective teaching and learning
5. Managing the learning environment (includes Child Protection)
6. Orientation: engaging learners
7. Guided discovery: explicit teaching
8. Exploration: child focused practice
9. Reflection: reviewing the learning experience
10. Preparing for practicum
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||identify and apply skills and strategies associated with effective classroom practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|2||demonstrate ability to work collaboratively and professionally with peers, tutors and mentors||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|3||link theory to practice by planning, implementing and evaluating teaching and learning experiences||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|4||construct detailed planning documents including focussed teaching episodes, lesson plans, assessment and evaluation strategies, using the template/s provided on MySCU||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|5||demonstrate and reflect upon their growth in professional practice and knowledge through their commitment to and engagement with the unit content and associated school-based activities||Lifelong learning|
|6||engage in activities associated with compliance of child protection legislation.||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2016 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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