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|Unit chair:||H McGrath (B)|
|Incompatible with:||ETE485, ETE425, ESP425|
|Contact hours:||2 hours per week|
This unit focuses on teaching thinking skills in the classroom and explores effective teaching and assessment strategies for addressing the VELS standards of the Thinking Processes domain A variety of thinking models and thinking tools that can be used across a range of disciplines will be investigated and practised in class. Collaborative classroom structures that enhance thinking skills will also be outlined and experienced during class sessions. In particular there will be an emphasis on effective and fun strategies for teaching reasoning, problem-solving and critical and creative thinking
One group task involving the development of a practical unit of work (40%)
One individual resource, application, research and reflection portfolio (60%)
Assessment will total 4000 words or equivalent.
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