TEACHING PRACTICUM A

EDU4IPA

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The teaching practicum A is the first of 3 practicum placements and consists of 20 days of supervised teaching undertaken in the school or TAFE setting. Over the total period for the three teaching practica of 60 days, a minimum of 45 days should be undertaken in a secondary school setting. For Prac 1 (twenty days): Students will take 2 (two) pre-planned lessons per day in their method area; and undertake a minimum of 20 lesson observations. Supervision will be undertaken in the school by the Head of Department or a delegated supervisor who is a trained teacher. La Trobe University supervision will be undertaken at intervals as arranged throughout the practicum.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMichael Brown

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

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

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in course EDGTE Graduate Diploma in Technology Education.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsImproving Your PracticumRecommendedMc Burney-Fry,G2ND EDITION, THOMPSON, SOCIAL SCIENCE PRESS, 2005
ReadingsJumping Through Spinning Hoops: stories of the middle school and secondary practicumRecommendedRorrison, D.CENGAGE LEARNING, AUSTRALIA , 2008
ReadingsKeeping a Professional JournalRecommendedHolly, M.L.2ND EDN, DEAKIN UNIVERSITY, GEELONG, 1997
ReadingsProgramming and assessment for Quality Teaching and LearningRecommendedKillen, R.THOMPSON, SOCIAL SCIENCE PRESS, AUSTRALIA, 2005.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Brown

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
A 2,500 word reflective journal50
Supervisor report50

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Brown

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
A 2,500 word reflective journal50
Supervisor report50