PEDAGOGICAL PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE

EDU5PP

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will examine education and schooling principles in global and local contexts. Students will consider a variety of pedagogical styles and the principles on which they are based. Included will be theories of learning and mind including, humanistic and behaviourist theories and learning styles and preferences. Approaches to teacher evaluation will be examined and the issue of teaching as labour, profession or art will be discussed.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMargaret Robertson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
Readings12 brain/mind learning principles in action: the fieldbook for making connections, teaching, and the human brain,RecommendedCaine, R. et al,CORWIN PRESS 2005
ReadingsEducating Psyche : emotion, imagination and the unconscious in learning,RecommendedNeville, B.FLAT CHAT PRESS 2005
ReadingsEducational psychology for teaching and learning,RecommendedKrause, K-L., Bochner, S., Duchesne, S. and McMaugh, A.CENGAGE LEARNING AUSTRALIA 2010
ReadingsMultiple intelligences: new horizons,RecommendedGardner, H.NEW YORK: BASIC BOOKS; LONDON: PERSEUS RUNNING [DISTRIBUTOR], 2006.
ReadingsPsychology for educators,RecommendedVialle, W., Lysaght, P. and Verenikina, I.THOMSON, SOUTHBANK 2005
ReadingsTeacher voices: the school experience,RecommendedBrady, L.PEARSON EDUCATION, FRENCH'S FOREST 2003
ReadingsThe discipline dilemma,RecommendedLewis, R.2ND EDN, THE AUSTRALIAN COUNCIL FOR EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, MELBOURNE 1997

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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMargaret Robertson

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
Four 6.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One group work presentation (500-words equivalent)20
Online journal contributions (1500-words equivalent)30
one 2000-word essay or equivalent50

Melbourne, 2014, Week 04-04, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMargaret Robertson

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 04 - 04
Four 6.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 04 to week 04 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One group work presentation (500-words equivalent)20
Online journal contributions (1500-words equivalent)30
one 2000-word essay or equivalent50