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This unit commences in 2015.
(B, G, W)
|Unit chair:||A Vongalis-Macrow|
A Vongalis-Macrow (B), S Rawolle (G), TBA (W)
Students must be enrolled in course E359.
3 days intensive X 5 hours = 15 hours intensive
Online contribution = 15 hours
On campus = 6 hours
This unit also involves 20 days of supervised professional experience.
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
This capstone unit is designed to provide students with a very concrete sense of the course progression. The students will undertake a review of their undergraduate studies and present their learning to the cohort in small groups. The capstone provides an opportunity for students to explicitly demonstrate what they have learned throughout their degree. They will produce a critical reflection on practice drawing on the theoretical and practical knowledge. The content prepares them for the transition to the workplace and the profession. The capstone requires students to research and prepare an article for submission to a professional journal on a topic relevant to emerging professionals as they make the transition to work and further engagement in/with the profession. This unit will be taught in mixed mode inclusive of three intensive days, online and on campus.
This unit includes 20 days professional experience. During these days the pre-service teacher will:
The purpose of the 15 day block is to demonstrate the ability to teach for a sustained period of time and consolidate teaching skills. The Deakin ATA should be undertaken during this period. At the conclusion of this placement, the supervising teacher in conjunction with the University teaching staff will be asked to complete the report and indicate whether the pre-service teacher is ‘Ready to Teach’.
Review of Past Learning, Oral Presentation 15 Minutes, 10%
Evidence Based Report, 600 words, 15%
Journal Contribution, 1400 words, 35%
Online Contribution, 10%
Professional Experience, 30%
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