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EEE201 - Creating Effective Learning Environments

Offering information:

Pipelining from 2014 - for continuing students only.

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):.75
EFTSL value: 0.094
Cohort rule:(For students enrolled in courses D347, D351, E377 only)
Unit chair:S Rawolle
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:EEY201 or EEY304
Incompatible with:

EEE405, EXE201, EXE405

Contact hours: 3 hours of class and/or seminar per week

Content

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 practicum experience, EEE201 provides this broader understanding of theory and practice.

Assessment

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.

Prescribed texts

Burwood (Melbourne) enrolled students only:

Cope, B. 2007, How To Plan For Behaviour Management And Classroom 
Management 2nd edn, Pearson, French’s Forest, NSW, Australia.
 

Recommended texts

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, Vic 

 

 

Representative 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)

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