INTRODUCTION TO TEACHING PRACTICE

EDU1ITP

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject represents the commencement of the preservice teacher's four year practicum program, it is complemented by a school-based program. The subject is an introduction to lesson planning and teaching strategies. Embedded throughout the subject is an understanding that inclusive classroom principles, assessment practices, motivation and engagement and classroom management underpin effective teaching and learning practice. A key element to developing these understandings is to teach preservice teachers to reflect on practice.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJan Alexander

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Only available to students enrolled in the following courses: EBECE - Bachelor of Early Childhood Education, EBPHEB - Bachelor of Physical and Health Education, EVEDB/RBEDM - Bachelor of Education

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU1ITT

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEffective teaching strategies lessons from research and practice (6th ed.)PrescribedKillen, R. (2013)AUSTRALIA: CENGAGE LEARNING
ReadingsBecoming a teacher, knowledge, skills and issues (4th ed.)RecommendedMarsh, Colin J.(2008)PEARSON EDUCATION AUSTRALIA
ReadingsBecoming an effective teacherRecommendedFetherson, T. (2007)NELSON AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITED
ReadingsBeginning teaching and beyond (3rd ed.)RecommendedBarry, Kevin & King, Len (2003)SOCIAL SCIENCE PRESS
ReadingsLearning for teaching; teaching for learning (2nd ed.)RecommendedWhitton, D., Barker, K., Nanlohy, P., & Nosworthy, M. (2010)AUSTRALIA: CENGAGE LEARNING
ReadingsLearning to teach new times new practicesRecommendedLatham, G., Blaise, M., Dole, S., Faulkner, J., Lang, J., & Malone, K.(2007)OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJan Alexander

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"

Placement - Off Site
One 8.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Participation and on-line tasks10
one 1-hour examination30
one 10-minute group presentation with lesson plan20
one 2,000 word reflective journal/resource folder30
practicum reports (performance assessed by reports from practicum supervisors)Hurdle requirement - 8 days of (compulsory) supervised teaching practice. Satisfactory participation and performance to defined exit standards are required to meet the compulsory hurdle assessment10

Mildura, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDeborah Neal

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site
One 8.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Participation and on-line tasks10
one 1-hour examination30
one 10-minute group presentation with lesson plan20
one 2,000 word reflective journal/resource folder30
practicum reports (performance assessed by reports from practicum supervisors)Hurdle requirement - 8 days of (compulsory) supervised teaching practice. Satisfactory participation and performance to defined exit standards are required to meet the compulsory hurdle assessment10