OUTDOOR EDUCATION TEACHING METHOD

EDU4OEM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Knowledge and skills are developed about lesson planning, units of work, literacy and numeracy across the curriculum, and assessment and reporting. The emphasis is on curriculum development in an Australian context, drawing upon the example of the Victorian Essential Learning Standards, Victorian Certificate of Education, Principles of Learning and Teaching. An overview of alternative education pathways will be provided, including VCAL & VET. Strategic advice relating to teaching this discipline is based on learning theories, including safety and legal responsibilities, application of learning technologies, audio-visual materials, and resources.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlison Lugg

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU4OEA, EDU4OEB

Special conditions One year of study in Outdoor Education which includes environmental studies and outdoor recreational activities. A current first aid certificate (Emergency First Aid Level 2).

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsA Pedagogy of Place: Outdoor education for a changing worldRecommendedWattchow, B. & Brown, M. (2011)CLAYTON: MONASH UNIVERSITY

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Design lesson and unit plans which integrate a range of activities, resources, and materials to support learning, including the use of ICT and other learning technologies.

Activities:
TBE

02. Plan learning sequences and units which are consistent with curriculum statements, frameworks and assessment structures commonly used in schools.

Activities:
TBE

03. Be aware of tools and practices for assessing, recording and reporting student learning progress to parents and other stakeholders.

Activities:
TBE

04. Have a critical understanding of the content, processes and skills of the content areas they intend to teach.

Activities:
TBE

05. Be aware of the key concepts, structure and developments in their content areas.

Activities:
TBE

06. Know the pedagogical approaches, resources and technologies used to support and assess student learning within their content areas.

Activities:
TBE

07. Know the importance of literacy and numeracy to their content area and can incorporate strategies to support literacy and numeracy in their teaching.

Activities:
TBE

08. Know how to integrate learning and student understanding across content areas.

Activities:
TBE

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, All Year, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Lugg

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 43
Nine 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"

Tutorial Week: 10 - 43
Nine 2.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
AUSVELS Outdoor Education Unit of Work50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08
Outdoor Education Teaching Rationale25 03, 04, 05, 06, 08
VCEOES Teaching Plan25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06