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EXE201 - Creating Effective Learning Environments

Offering information:

Pipelining from 2014 - for continuing students only.

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:(For continuing students enrolled in courses E377, E359, D344, D347 and D389 only – students commencing 2007 or later should take unit EEE201 or EEE307 (for E359 students))
Unit chair:S Rawolle
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: EXE405, EEE201, EEE307, EEE405
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, supportive, 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, EXE201 provides a 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)

 

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$755$604$2380$2535

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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