LEARNING AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

EDU5LPP

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is designed to introduce students to the profession of education and to the central place of learning in how educators think about teaching. There is a focus on understanding personal and social dimensions of learning in practice, both biographically and as situated in changing socio-cultural contexts. These understandings form a basis for the development of critical reflective practices, including the questioning of traditional, psychological theories of learning. Topics include: understanding ourselves and others as learners; alternative perspectives and metaphors for learning and teaching; professional practice and discourse; personal and social dimensions of learning; human development and theories of learning; critically reflective practice; education as vocation; planning and designing for teaching and learning.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSally Knipe

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisites Enrolled in course EMTPW Master of Teaching (P-12)

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU4LPP

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsLearning to teach: new times, new practicesRecommendedLatham, G. et al (2006)SOUTH MELBOURNE: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
ReadingsTeaching: making a differenceRecommendedChurchill, R. et al (2012)2ND ED, MILTON, QLD: JOHN WILEY & SONS
ReadingsAdolescenceRecommendedSantrock, J. W. (2010)13TH ED, MCGRAW HILL

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop a foundational understanding of learning theories and child and adolescent development

Activities:
Students will engage with this ILO through online learning modules, an online quiz assessment and forum tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Critically reflect on themselves as learners, and what this might mean for their teaching

Activities:
Students will engage with this ILO through face-to-face intensive workshops, online learning modules, forum tasks, and assessment task
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence)

03. Articulate emerging beliefs and values of teaching and learning

Activities:
Students will engage with this ILO through online learning modules, forum tasks, and assessment tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Examine the complex and changing role of teachers, students and the classroom

Activities:
Students will engage with this ILO through face-to-face intensive workshops, online learning modules, forum tasks, and assessment tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Express a broad sense and background understanding of the social and philosophical foundations of education

Activities:
Students will engage with this ILO through face-to-face intensive workshops, online learning modules, forum tasks, and assessment tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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