EEE201 - Creating Effective Learning Environments
|Year||2016 unit information|
Pipelining from 2014 - for continuing students only
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Cohort rule:||(For students enrolled in courses D347, D351, E377 only)|
|Corequisite:||EEY201 or EEY304|
EEE405, EXE201, EXE405
1 x 3 hour Class and/or Seminar per week.
This unit addresses the knowledge and competencies required by teachers to plan, create and implement safe, inclusive, engaging and challenging learning environments. The unit also addresses the development of effective teacher listening and communication skills appropriate to the primary and secondary school settings. By integrating with the professional experience placement experience, EEE201 provides this broader understanding of theory and practice.
Three assessment tasks:
Task 1: Team development of a school learning & teaching policy (40%).
Task 2: Development of either a sequence of lessons or a strategy designed to create effective learning environments (30%).
Task 3: Individual reflective response in relation to the student’s professional learning (30%)
All tasks criterion referenced with a combination of tutor and peer assessment. Total of 4000 words or equivalent.
Groundwater-Smith, S., Ewing, R., & Le Cornu, R. 2007. Teaching. Challenges & Dilemmas. Thomson, Melbourne.
Marsh, C. 2004, Becoming a Teacher (3rd edn) Pearson, Frenchs Forrest, NSW.
Mackay, J. 2006, Coat of many pockets: managing classroom interactions, ACER Press, Camberwell, VicRepresentative references
Arthur, M., Gordon, C. & Butterfield, N. (2003) Classroom Management: Creating positive learning environments. Thomson, Melbourne.
UNESCO. (2005) Cultural & Linguistic Diversity in Education (at http://portal.unesco.org/ )
UNESCO. (2006) Education For All (at http://www.unescobkk.org/index.php?id=95)