edu5pfl planning for learning




Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In Planning for Learning, students learn about the cognitive stages of designing lesson plans and develop strategies to promote effective learning. Students also learn about lesson planning in the context of system and school environments, and overarching curriculum frameworks. This subject prepares students for placement in schools and educational institutions where students gain further experience planning lessons and units of work.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPeter Cox

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Plan lessons and units of work

Planning formats

02. Evaluate a teaching episode and identify the impact of teaching on learning

Impacts of teaching: Evaluating learning

03. Identify effective strategies to engage, explore and evaluate a lesson

How students learn and implications for teaching

04. Understand the connection between learning, assessment and feedback

Assessment Impacts of teaching: Evaluating learning

05. Describe ways teachers differentiate learning to cater for the specific learning needs of students across a full range of abilities

Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students - and how these may affect learning Teaching students from diverse linguistic, cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds Teaching strategies that support participation and learning of students with a disability

06. Demonstrate knowledge of developmental and learning theories and pedagogical models

Differentiating teaching to meet specific needs of students from a range of abilities: # Exceptional students # Identifying planning needs # Individualised learning # Identifying learning needs

Subject options

Select to view your study options…

Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2015, Week 08-21, Online


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCraig Deed

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class
One 2.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via online.
"Plus directed online learning activities"


Assessment elementComments%ILO*
Task 1: Plan a sequence of three lessons (2000 words or equivalent)Undergraduate students assessment is 1500 words or equivalent3001, 03, 06
Task 2: Evaluate a teaching episode (2000 words or equivalent)Undergraduate students assessment is 1500 words or equivalent4002, 03, 05
Task 3. Assessment, feedback and reporting on student learning (2000 words or equivalent)Undergraduate students assessment is 1500 words or equivalent3004