Provides students with the opportunity to build on knowledge and skills developed in Professional Experience I through further classroom teaching experience as well as through the development of an understanding of what it means to be an effective and competent teacher. The New South Wales Quality Teaching Framework and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers underpin this unit. Students will apply effective teaching frameworks to their own classroom practice.
Module 1: Introduction to effective teaching frameworks
Introduces students to the New South Wales Quality Teaching (NSWQT) Framework and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. These frameworks provide guidelines and reflective tools for teachers to improve practices.
- Effective Teaching
- Intellectual Quality and the APST
- Significance and the APST
- Quality learning environments and the APST
Module 2: Effective teaching in action
- Implications for planning
- Implications for teaching
- Implications for assessment
- Preparing for the practicum
Module 3: Practicum
Students will undertake 25 days of practicum. The first five visits will be observation.
- Planning for teaching
- Lesson implementation
- Reflection on practice
- Meeting requirements
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 relevant research that underpins models of effective teaching||Intellectual rigour|
|2||plan and implement lessons using the NSW Quality Teaching Framework||Intellectual rigour|
|3||develop learning experiences and, in consultation with a mentor teacher, classroom policies that promote intellectual quality, the significance of the learning and the quality of the learning environment||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||develop lesson plans across the key learning areas suitable to the diversity of the students in the classroom||Cultural competence|
|5||create materials suitable for supporting teaching and professional development||Intellectual rigour|
|6||work towards creating a safe and supportive learning environment having regard to child protection legislation, workplace health and safety, and duty of care||Communication and social skills|
|7||reflect critically and creatively on teaching practices, drawing on classroom experiences of student learning.||Intellectual rigour|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2016 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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