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Students must be enrolled in course D347 or D351
|Unit chair:||M Dixon|
3 hours per week
10 Days – Paired placement for 5 days embedded and a 5 day block in a secondary setting.
This is the third of the six units in the education studies major. In this unit students will inquire into pedagogy and its relation to curriculum and education. Therefore there will be an engagement with the philosophical, social and ethical aspects relating to intervening in the lives of individual learners. Students will use the broader issues and discourses raised in previous units to inform an articulation of a professional perspective of pedagogy and to be able to justify this in relation to the curriculum and discourse of education. Some contested interpretations of pedagogy will be explored and critiqued.
This unit includes 10 days professional experience - paired placement. During these days the preservice teacher will:
Critical Inquiry Assignment 60%
Hurdle Requirement: Assessing the professional experience
For students enrolled in School of Education courses, the professional experience component is assessed primarily by the class-based teacher who advises the Unit Chair. Satisfactory completion of the Professional Experience component is compulsory in order for the student to progress.
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.