MANAGING LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

EDU2MLE

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will 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 will 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.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCharlie Kotiw

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

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCharlie Kotiw

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site
One 15.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"PLUS ONE HOUR OF ONLINE LEARNING PER WEEK OF SEMESTER"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Development of a Classroom Management Plan40
Practicum Performance & Journal (as assessed by supervisors'& visiting Lecturer reports)Hurdle requirement - 15 days of (compulsory) supervised teaching practice. Satisfactory participation and performance to defined exit standards are required to meet the compulsory hurdle assessment.30
Workshop Journal30

Mildura, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDeborah Neal

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 20
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"

Placement - Off Site
One 15.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 20
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Development of a Classroom Management Plan40
Practicum Performance & Journal (as assessed by supervisors'& visiting Lecturer reports)Hurdle requirement - 15 days of (compulsory) supervised teaching practice. Satisfactory participation and performance to defined exit standards are required to meet the compulsory hurdle assessment.30
Workshop Journal30