INTRODUCTION TO TEACHING PRACTICE

EDU1ITP

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject represents the commencement of the preservice teacher's four year practicum program, it is complemented by a school-based program. The subject is an introduction to lesson planning and teaching strategies. Embedded throughout the subject is an understanding that inclusive classroom principles, assessment practices, motivation and engagement and classroom management underpin effective teaching and learning practice. A key element to developing these understandings is to teach preservice teachers to reflect on practice.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Only available to students enrolled in the following courses: EBECE - Bachelor of Early Childhood Education, EBPHEB - Bachelor of Physical and Health Education, EVEDB/RBEDM - Bachelor of Education

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU1ITT

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEffective teaching strategies lessons from research and practice (6th ed.)PrescribedKillen, R. (2013)AUSTRALIA: CENGAGE LEARNING
ReadingsBecoming a teacher, knowledge, skills and issues (4th ed.)RecommendedMarsh, Colin J.(2008)PEARSON EDUCATION AUSTRALIA
ReadingsBecoming an effective teacherRecommendedFetherson, T. (2007)NELSON AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITED
ReadingsBeginning teaching and beyond (3rd ed.)RecommendedBarry, Kevin & King, Len (2003)SOCIAL SCIENCE PRESS
ReadingsLearning for teaching; teaching for learning (2nd ed.)RecommendedWhitton, D., Barker, K., Nanlohy, P., & Nosworthy, M. (2010)AUSTRALIA: CENGAGE LEARNING
ReadingsLearning to teach new times new practicesRecommendedLatham, G., Blaise, M., Dole, S., Faulkner, J., Lang, J., & Malone, K.(2007)OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Select and apply teaching strategies specific to learning contexts.

Activities:
Individual presentation and participation. Practicum and written submission. Examination.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Demonstrate the principles of effective instruction.

Activities:
Individual presentation and participation. Practicum and written submission.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Embed inclusive strategies which address assessment, motivation and management into your teaching practice.

Activities:
Individual presentation and participation. Practicum and written submission.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Demonstrate a developing self awareness of how you teach and how you can improve your teaching.

Activities:
Individual presentation and participation. Practicum and written submission. Examination.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2017, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"

Placement - Off Site Week: 17 - 18
One 5.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 17 to week 18 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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Participation and on-line tasks10 01, 02, 03
One 1-hour examination30 01
One 15-minute presentation with lesson plan20 01, 02, 03, 04
Professional experience - mentor report and reflective journal/resourceHurdle requirement: in order to pass this subject, students must obtain a pass grade for the professional experience component (5 days of compulsory supervised teaching practice).40 01, 02, 03, 04

Mildura, 2017, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Ryan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"

Placement - Off Site Week: 17 - 18
One 5.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 17 to week 18 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Participation and on-line tasks10 01, 02, 03
One 1-hour examination30 01
One 15-minute presentation with lesson plan20 01, 02, 03, 04
Professional experience - mentor report and reflective journal/resourceHurdle requirement: in order to pass this subject, students must obtain a pass grade for the professional experience component (5 days of compulsory supervised teaching practice).40 01, 02, 03, 04