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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 2062

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
150246

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

The aim of this course is to provide pre-service teachers with the opportunity to work in depth in education settings appropriate to their specialisation, enabling them to develop the knowledge and skills that they acquired in their first year placement(s).

Course content

Students will develop knowledge of planning for teaching and learning using appropriate curricula, pedagogies and resources; developing skills and attitudes in critical reflection; developing professional relationships with children/students, their parents/caregivers, peers, and staff in the preschool/school setting; understanding the nature of teachers’ work; building on students' funds of knowledge; creating and managing a positive learning environment. Students will have the opportunity to practice skills in these areas during their supervised placement in a preschool, primary school or secondary setting according to their specialisation.

Textbook(s)

Primary & Primary/Middle Specialisations Only: Groundwater-Smith, S, Ewing, R & Le Cornu, R 2015, Teaching: challenges and dilemmas, 5th edition, Cengage, Melbourne, VIC.

Prerequisite(s)

Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
Group 3
LHSE Bachelor of Secondary Education (Honours)
EDUC 1081 Professional Experience 1: Introduction to Educators' Practices
EDUC 1109 Learning, Teaching and Inquiry 1: Identity, Diversity and Adolescence
Group 1
MHPE/LHPE Bachelor of Primary Education (Honours)
EDUC 1081 Professional Experience 1: Introduction to Educators' Practices
EDUC 2058 Studies in English Education 1
EDUC 1106 Literacy and Numeracy for Learning
Group 2
MHEC/LHEC Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours)
EDUC 1044 Professional Experience 1: Introduction to Educators' Practices (Birth-3 years)
EDUC 2058 Studies in English Education 1
EDUC 1106 Literacy and Numeracy for Learning

Depending on their program students must have completed the required prerequisite courses. Additionally, students must have completed a minimum of one attempt of both the literacy and numeracy components of LANTITE to be eligible to enrol in EDUC 2062.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Workshop 2 hours x 4 weeks
Field Placement (Professional Experience Placement) 8 hours (or as required) x 20 days
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop 2 hours x 4 weeks
Field Placement (Professional Experience Placement) 8 hours (or as required) x 20 days
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (Online learning activities) 2 hours x 4 weeks
External (Professional Experience Placement) 8 hours (or as required) x 20 days
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Workshop 2 hours x 4 weeks
Field Placement (Professional Experience Placement) 8 hours (or as required) x 20 days
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Workshop 2 hours x 4 weeks
Field Placement (Professional Experience Placement) 8 hours (or as required) x 20 days

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Placement N/A Pass/Fail 20 days
Portfolio 1500 words equivalent Pass/Fail N/A
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Placement N/A Pass/Fail 20 days
Portfolio 1500 words equivalent Pass/Fail N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Placement N/A Pass/Fail 20 days
Portfolio 1500 words equivalent Pass/Fail N/A
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Placement N/A Pass/Fail 20 days
Portfolio 1500 words equivalent Pass/Fail N/A
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Placement N/A Pass/Fail 20 days
Portfolio 1500 words equivalent Pass/Fail N/A

Note: This is a non-graded course and your result will be a pass or fail.

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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