TEACHING IN INCLUSIVE SETTINGS (EARLY YEARS SCHOOL PLACEMENT)

EDU2TIS

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will extend understanding and knowledge for Pre ServiceTeachers (PST) about creating inclusive learning environments. Activities in this subject address Australian legislative requirements and develop appropriate teaching strategies that support the participation and learning of students from diverse backgrounds and learning abilities, this includes children with English as an Additional Language and/ or Dialect (EAL/D).

Educational and social implications for children from diverse backgrounds and with diverse learning abilities are examined through an inclusive education practicum placement in an early years of primary setting with particular attention given to special education setting. This subject contains a hurdle requirement of 21 days of (compulsory) supervised teaching practice.



SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate knowledge and application of legislative requirements and teaching strategies to support participation for students with a broad range of abilities. Differentiate teaching practices for students with diverse learning abilities and / or with diverse linguistic, cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Activities:
Lectures, online learning tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)

02. Demonstrate strategies to evaluate and modify teaching programs in ways that support improved student learning. Develop and apply achievable learning goals for students of varying abilities and characteristics.

Activities:
Lectures, online learning tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)

03. Identify effective collaborative strategies to support inclusive student participation and engagement in learning environments. Describe a broad range of strategies and skills that develop collaboration with families of children with diverse learning needs and contexts, to encourage involvement in the educative process of their child.

Activities:
Lectures, online learning tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 21.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Workbook Answers: Four answers from four separate weekly activities in this subject (1200 words)30 01
Professional Placement # Evidentiary Portfolio (1600 words)40 03
Case study (1200 words)30 01, 02, 03
Satisfactory professional placement report is a required to pass in this subject 02

Shepparton, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Workbook Answers: Four answers from four separate weekly activities in this subject (1200 words)30 01
Professional Placement # Evidentiary Portfolio (1600 words)40 03
Case study (1200 words)30 01, 02, 03
Satisfactory professional placement report is a required to pass in this subject 02