EEJ724 - Teaching for Pathways Into Tertiary Study
|Year||2015 unit information|
Trimester 1 Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
(For students enrolled in course E690 or E760 only)
|Unit chair:||C Schulz|
ECA551, ECJ411, ECJ724, ECL400, ELE501
36 hours intensive seminars
Topics to be addressed in this unit include:
- Curriculum standards and accreditation frameworks for teaching, assessing and reporting in VCE and/or VCE VET subjects for which you are appropriately qualified;
- Analysis of curriculum content requirements for VCE and/or VCE VET subjects for which you are appropriately qualified;
- Pedagogical strategies appropriate for working with young adults, including working with individual learning needs;
- Identification and development of appropriate curriculum and teaching resources and materials relevant to the VCE subjects you are eligible to teach and suited to needs of a particular student group;
- Opportunities and constraints on VCE and VCE VET teachers, and your pedagogical options;
- Analysis of your own strengths and weaknesses in relation to the demands of teaching within the VCE, including VCE VET, and identification of ongoing professional opportunities; and
- Using technology to support implementation, assessment and reporting for VCE and VCE VET subjects.
Task 1, Analysis of curriculum content and identification of applied learning opportunities, 50%, Analyse the curriculum content, knowledge and assessment requirements of two VCE / VCE VET sequences. Review the content of the sequences you have selected, and identify those areas / topics that provide opportunities for you to use applied learning teaching approaches. In presenting the results of your review, list the key topics and give a brief description of the possible applied learning approaches or projects you might use, 2500 words.
Task 2, Applied Learning Proposal, 50%. Select one area / topic that you identified in assignment 1 as providing an opportunity to use applied learning teaching approaches. Prepare a detailed applied learning proposal for delivery of this area / topic. Present your proposal in the form of a 4-week teaching, learning and assessment plan. Develop a rubric with criteria for evaluation of your applied learning proposal. Present your proposal and rubric to your supervising teacher, mentor or study group for critical appraisal. Prepare a brief response to this feedback. Include the rubric, the feedback you received, and your response with your assignment submission, 2500 words.
White, R & Wyn, J 2008, 2nd edition Youth and Society, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* 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.