MANAGING LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

EDU2MLE

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students refine their understanding of classroom practice and develop teaching strategies to manage a range of learning environments effectively. Students undertake 15 days of supervised teaching placement and the accompanying program informs students' professional school experiences. Students conduct critical and sustained reflection and evaluation in relation to several related and vital areas. These include: lesson planning/preparation; alternative instructional/management approaches; the development of productive working relationships in the classroom; theoretical positions directly related to successfully managing diverse classrooms; strategies for involving, and working effectively, sensitively and confidentially with parents/carers; and the establishment and maintenance of a comprehensive classroom mangement plan.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNicole Hayes

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU1ITP and EDU1ILT

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsClassroom management: Engaging students in learning.RecommendedMcDonald, T. (2010)MELBOURNE: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
ReadingsEducational psychology: For learning and teachingRecommendedKrause, K. L., Bochner, S., Duchesne. S. & McMaugh. A. (2010)MELBOURNE: CENGAGE LEARNING

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate a progressively more refined understanding of developmental, learning and classroom management models and theories.

Activities:
1. Workshop Journal: Tasks that blend independent online and class based group activities. 2. Professional Experience Reflective Journal: Tasks that unpack professional experience using personal narrative and evidence of learning and application in the classroom. 3. Development of a Classroom Management Plan: Tasks that synthesise theoretical frameworks with application across multiple learning environments.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Demonstrate a progressively more refined repertoire of classroom management skills that includes involving and working with parents through research, teaching practice, observation and critical reflection.

Activities:
1. Workshop Journal: Tasks that blend independent online and class based group activities. 2. Professional Experience Reflective Journal: Tasks that unpack professional experience using personal narrative and evidence of learning and application in the classroom. 3. Development of a Classroom Management Plan: Tasks that synthesise theoretical frameworks with application across multiple learning environments.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Develop a comprehensive and integrated approach to classroom management, based upon sound models, suited to your teaching style and adaptable across a range of learning environments.

Activities:
1. Workshop Journal: Tasks that blend independent online and class based group activities. 2. Professional Experience Reflective Journal: Tasks that unpack professional experience using personal narrative and evidence of learning and application in the classroom. 3. Development of a Classroom Management Plan: Tasks that synthesise theoretical frameworks with application across multiple learning environments.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Develop a classroom management plan that supports your current pedagogical philosophy.

Activities:
1. Workshop Journal: Tasks that blend independent online and class based group activities. 2. Professional Experience Reflective Journal: Tasks that unpack professional experience using personal narrative and evidence of learning and application in the classroom. 3. Development of a Classroom Management Plan: Tasks that synthesise theoretical frameworks with application across multiple learning environments.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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