ELEMENTS OF EDUCATION

EDU2EOE

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, which incorporates fifteen (15) days of professional placement (practicum), students will be introduced to the fundamental elements of educational philosophy and theory and its influence on conceptions of education, teaching standards, theories of learning, curriculum statements, professional practice, schooling systems, policies and so on in Victoria and/or Australia. Students will be introduced to key educational thinkers and at the same time engage with a diverse array of literature from the field in order to make sense of their practice. Likewise, as part of this subject, students will write a personal reflective statement about their own philosophy of education that informs their teaching practice.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSteven Stolz

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU1PAL. Only available to students enrolled in one of the following degrees: EBTP - Bachelor of Teaching (Primary), EBTS - Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary), EBTOCE - Bachelor of Teaching (Outreach and Community Education), EBOCE - Bachelor of Outreach and Community Education.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of key educational ideas, and can apply them in teaching contexts.

Activities:
Assessment task 1
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Critically discuss key arguments from literature selected and/or researched.

Activities:
Assessment task 1
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Create and develop an original, thorough and insightful personal reflective statement about their philosophy of education that engages with the authors own beliefs, values, principles, rules, theories and so on that will inform future teaching.

Activities:
Assessment task 2
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Reflect on the issues, challenges and the relationship between theory and practice whilst on professional placement.

Activities:
Assessment task 3
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSteven Stolz

Class requirements

Lecture
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 11 - 13
One 15.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Professional Experience (as assessed by supervisor's reports)Hurdle requirement: in order to pass this subject students must successfully complete the professional experience component, as determined by the supervising teacher's report. 01, 02
A personal reflective statement about your philosophy of education (approx. 2,500 - 2,700 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04
Critical reflective responses using the "4Rs" process to prescribed readings 30 01, 02, 03, 04
Online short answer questions and reflections30 01, 02, 04