ELEMENTS OF EDUCATION

EDU2EOE

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, which incorporates fifteen (15) days of professional placement (practicum), students will be introduced to the fundamental elements of educational philosophy and theory and its influence on conceptions of education, teaching standards, theories of learning, curriculum statements, professional practice, schooling systems, policies and so on in Victoria and/or Australia. Students will be introduced to key educational thinkers and at the same time engage with a diverse array of literature from the field in order to make sense of their practice. Likewise, as part of this subject, students will write a personal reflective statement about their own philosophy of education that informs their teaching practice.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSteven Stolz

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU1PAL. Only available to students enrolled in one of the following degrees: EBTP - Bachelor of Teaching (Primary), EBTS - Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary), EBTOCE - Bachelor of Teaching (Outreach and Community Education), EBOCE - Bachelor of Outreach and Community Education.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of key educational ideas, and can apply them in teaching contexts.

Activities:
Assessment task 1
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Critically discuss key arguments from literature selected and/or researched.

Activities:
Assessment task 1
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Create and develop an original, thorough and insightful personal reflective statement about their philosophy of education that engages with the authors own beliefs, values, principles, rules, theories and so on that will inform future teaching.

Activities:
Assessment task 2
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

04. Reflect on the issues, challenges and the relationship between theory and practice whilst on professional placement.

Activities:
Assessment task 3
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

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