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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 5271

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
162764

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)

Course aim

Students will develop the knowledge and skills to create a positive classroom environment and to plan and assess effective learning and teaching experiences for school aged children consistent with their role as pre-service teachers within schools and their communities.

Course content

Students will understand the nature of teachers’ work, evidence based teaching and learning practices. Students will develop positive, effective classroom environments including issues of collaboration, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation. Students will understand the centrality of teacher-student relationships to learning, building connections with parents/ caregivers. Students will negotiate the complexity of the mentor-student teacher relationship, plan learning experiences for small and whole class groups using appropriate curriculum documents. Students will develop assessment strategies with an emphasis on prior knowledge, formative assessment and timely feedback and strategies for reflexive practice.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

9 Units of Curriculum courses

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Workshop 3 hours x 8 sessions
Field Placement (Professional Experience Placement) 8 hours (or as required) x 27 days
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop 3 hours x 8 sessions
Field Placement (Professional Experience Placement) 8 hours (or as required) x 27 days
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Online (Online activities) 3 hours x 8 sessions
Field Placement (Professional Experience Placement) 8 hours (or as required) x 27 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
Portfolio 2000 words equivalent Pass/Fail N/A
Essay 2500 words Pass/Fail N/A
Placement N/A Pass/Fail 27 days
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Portfolio 2000 words equivalent Pass/Fail N/A
Essay 2500 words Pass/Fail N/A
Placement N/A Pass/Fail 27 days
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Portfolio 2000 words equivalent Pass/Fail N/A
Essay 2500 words Pass/Fail N/A
Placement N/A Pass/Fail 27 days

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

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.25
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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