ISSUES IN EDUCATION B (P12)

EDU5ISB

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students extend their consideration of some of the issues addressed in EDU5ISA and further develop their understanding of curriculum development and implementation; the teacher and the law; and indigenous issues in education. These issues are considered through the lens of the national professional standards for teachers (AITSL, 2011), with the focus on the development and presentation of a comprehensive professional e-portfolio structured around these standards.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSally Knipe

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU4ISB

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsPortfolios, performance and authenticityRecommendedHay, T. & Moss, J. (Eds.) (2005)FRENCHS FOREST: PEARSON
ReadingsTeachers, Students And The Law: A Quick Reference Guide For TeachersRecommendedHopkins, D. 2002MELBOURNE: VICTORIAN LAW FOUNDATION
ReadingsTeaching & communicating: rethinking professional experiencesRecommendedEwing, R., Lowrie, T., & Higgs, J. (eds) (2010)SOUTH MELBOURNE: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
ReadingsHow to Develop a Professional Portfolio. A Manual for Teachers. (6th edn).PrescribedCampbell, D., Cignetti, P., Melenyzer, B., Nettles, D., & Wyman, R. (2013).PEARSON EDUCATION, INC

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Articulate your core beliefs and values as an educator and their relationship to your teaching practice and ongoing development

Activities:
Online module interactions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Use an ethical framework to critically evaluate the implications of various teaching and learning situations

Activities:
Student presentations and portfolio presentation Presentations by professional teachers and online material
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Critically engage in professional reading and discourse to develop a shared conceptualisation of P-12 Schooling

Activities:
Online materials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Demonstrate an understanding of the transition to early career teaching and ongoing professional learning

Activities:
Presentations by professional teachers and online material
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Develop a comprehensive response to professional teaching

Activities:
Student presentations and portfolio presentation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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