TEACHING PRACTICE A
Credit points: 15
In this subject, students will undertake a period of 20 days teaching in their method area(s) within Years 10 - 12 in Australian schools under the supervision of a qualified teacher. They will engage in self-evaluation, reflection, formal and informal discussion and consultation regarding teaching practice and associated skills. Students will be expected to produce lesson-plans which reflect an ability to articulate clear aims, objectives, procedural steps, outcomes and evaluation procedures. Lesson plans and other written work and documentation will be contained in a portfolio which will contribute to the assessment for this subject. All students are required to participate in pre-placement learning activities and post-placement debriefing activities.
FacultyFaculty of Education
Subject Co-ordinatorKaye Harris
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Equivalent subjects EDU4TEA
Special conditions Students must obtain a Working With Children clearance before embarking on teaching practice in Victoria. For placements outside Victoria, local requirements apply.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Becoming an effective teacher||Recommended||Fetherson, T. (2007)||NELSON|
|Readings||Effective teaching strategies: lessons from research and practice||Recommended||Killen, R. (2009)||5TH ED, SOUTH MELBOURNE: CENGAGE LEARNING|
|Readings||Learning to teach: New times, new practices||Recommended||Latham, G., Blaise, M., Dole, S., Faulkner, J., Lang, J., & Malone, K. (2006)||SOUTH MELBOURNE: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS|
|Readings||Making the most of field placement||Recommended||Cleak, H., & Wilson, J. (2007)||2ND ED,SOUTH MELBOURNE: THOMSON|
|Readings||What expert teachers do: enhancing professional knowledge for classroom practice||Recommended||Loughran, J. (2010)||CROWS NEST, NSW: ALLEN & UNWIN|
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Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Week 08-20, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaye Harris
One 4.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"20 days of supervised teaching practice."
Two 4.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 08 to week 08 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Two preliminary half-day sessions at the on-campus intensive."
|Satisfactory reports from both supervising teacher and University lecturer||100|