Provides an opportunity to choose a pathway into the profession of teaching by: (i) the study of contemporary research and practice in the context of teaching selected and (ii) the satisfactory completion of the practicum including planning and observation days and a block period.
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 a pathway that they are most likely to follow into the profession as they transition from undergraduate to teacher||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|2||consider the essential components of curriculum relating specifically to their chosen pathway that support the engagement and active participation of learners||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||plan, implement and evaluate a teaching program, complemented by a daybook, for the duration of their professional experience||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|4||show evidence of critical reflection on their pedagogy during their in-school teaching experience||Lifelong learning|
|5||develop their professional knowledge and practice through theory and informed practice in the context of their selected pathway||Lifelong learning|
|6||expand on their professional portfolio to include key information about the pathway they have selected including support services and contacts within this area and; commit to their ongoing professional learning through the consideration of the opportunities that exist for them as graduates and in consideration of the requirements of accreditation bodies||Lifelong learning|
|7||demonstrate their ethical understanding of issues related to their transition from pre- to in-service teacher in their chosen context and; engage in professional dialogue with other professionals about the issues, challenges and possibilities of teaching within a given context.||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
- This is a custom text: Millwater, J, 2013, Stepping Out Into the Real World of Teaching, 1st edn, Pearson, Frenchs Forest, NSW. ISBN: 9781442584013.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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