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ETP301 - Pedagogy

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Offering information:

This unit commences in 2014

Enrolment modes:

(B)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings:

Trimester 1

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:C Charles
Campus contact:

K Senior (B)

Prerequisite:

ETP201

Corequisite:

Students must be enrolled in course E359.

Incompatible with:

EEP301, EPP207

Contact hours:

3 hours per week. This unit also involves 10 whole days of supervised professional experience

Note:

Students must pass all components of this unit in order to progress to the next ETP unit in the professional education sequence.

 

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Content

This is the fourth unit of the professional studies strand. The students will turn their focus to individual learners within the classroom. They will use the broader issues and discourses raised in previous units to inform individual pedagogic planning.

 

This unit includes 10 days professional experience. During these days the pre-service teacher will:

  • undertake an orientation to the school environment.
  • identify two learners to focus their attention. Follow these learners across a range of subject areas, classes and learning experiences with the purpose of drawing upon these multifaceted observations to inform their planning in collaboration with the supervisor
  • teach at least two lessons a day for a class, small groups of students or with individuals.
  • attend meetings, be involved in yard duty, school activities and any opportunities for engagement with the broader school community.
  • keep a journal (electronic and/or hardcopy) in which evidence of their planning, observations, collected documents, participation in school activities and reflections are kept.  Pre-service teachers will be expected to share their journal with their supervising teachers and appropriate University teaching staff. 

Assessment

Interpretations of Pedagogical Approaches to Teaching and Learning, 1000 words, 40%

Pedagogic Noticing, 2200 words, 60%

 

 

Hurdle Requirement

Professional Experience

This component is assessed primarily by the supervising classroom teacher in consultations with the pre-service teacher. Satisfactory completion of the Professional Experience component is compulsory in order for the student to progress.

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