EXE201 - Creating Effective Learning Environments
|Year||2016 unit information|
Pipelining from 2014 - for continuing students only.
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)|
|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))|
|Contact hours:||3 hours of class and/or seminar per week|
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 teaching placement experience, EXE201 provides a broader understanding of theory and practice.
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.
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
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)