ECN734 - Orientation to the Teaching Profession
2020 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Cloud (online)|
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
There will be substantial engagement with online resources and discussions in CloudDeakin. A minimum of 2 Blackboard Collaborate sessions will be conducted during the trimester.
|In-person attendance requirements||
The unit includes a required intensive block of 2-days (2 x 6 hours) with site-based workshops during week 1 of the trimester.
The unit includes an embedded practicum of 20-days duration, where students undertake supervised professional experience in a school and/or vocational education and training site.
This unit orientates preservice teachers to teaching, the teaching profession and Professional Experience in schools and other educational settings. Students will analyse teaching and learning within the broader purposes of schooling and the education system. Further, students will be required to critically assess the impact of globalisation on education and investigate how these discourses shape the practices of teachers in local, state and national contexts.
Students will examine the professional, ethical and legal frameworks for teachers including the Australian Graduate Teacher Standards. Students will engage critically with teaching and teacher practices by examining their personal beliefs and assumptions of teaching and learning and identify how these ideas inform their emerging applied learning pedagogy(s).
This unit will introduce students to planning for professional learning which will support their continued building of this throughout the course.
Professional Experience placement (20 days)
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