TEACHING PRACTICE A

EDU5TEA

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students undertake a period of 20 days teaching in their method area(s) within Years 10- 12 in Australian schools under the supervision of a qualified teacher. They engage in self-evaluation, reflection, formal and informal discussion and consultation regarding teaching practice and associated skills. Students are expected to produce lesson-plans, which reflect an ability to articulate clear learning intentions, success criteria, procedural steps, assessment and evaluation procedures along with relevant links to curriculum documents used in the later years of learning.  These lesson plans are used as part of the assessment for this subject and should be kept as a record of teaching.  Students must obtain a Working With Children clearance before embarking on teaching practice in Victoria. For placements outside Victoria, local requirements apply.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSally Knipe

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU4TEA

Special conditions Students must obtain a Working With Children clearance before embarking on teaching practice in Victoria. For placements outside Victoria, local requirements apply.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEducational Psychology For Learners and TeachersRecommendedDuchesne, S., McMaugh, A., Bochner, S., Krause, K. (2013)SOUTH MELBOURNE: CENGAGE
ReadingsEffective teaching strategies: lessons from research and practiceRecommendedKillen, R. (2009)5TH ED, SOUTH MELBOURNE: CENGAGE LEARNING
ReadingsLearning to teach: New times, new practicesRecommendedLatham, G., Blaise, M., Dole, S., Faulkner, J., Lang, J., & Malone, K. (2006)SOUTH MELBOURNE: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
ReadingsMaking the most of field placementRecommendedCleak, H., & Wilson, J. (2007)2ND ED,SOUTH MELBOURNE: THOMSON
ReadingsWhat expert teachers do: enhancing professional knowledge for classroom practiceRecommendedLoughran, J. (2010)CROWS NEST, NSW: ALLEN & UNWIN

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop knowledge of the standards for beginning teachers through an awareness of, and direct application of, planning linked to the graduate standards

Activities:
20 days teaching practicum in schools. Observation and written response. Collection of school policy documents where possible. Face to face seminars during Intensive
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,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Develop an understanding of the Australian Curriculum document and the study guides relating to specific method areas, the content, and how to teach it in a Later Years setting

Activities:
20 days teaching practicum in schools. Observation and written response. Collection of school policy documents where possible. Face to face seminars during Intensive
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

03. Demonstrate an understanding of four key areas related to this stage of schooling, in particular curriculum planning; student behaviour; teacher actions; and school and classroom environments

Activities:
20 days teaching practicum in schools. Observation and written response. Collection of school policy documents where possible. Face to face seminars during Intensive
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

04. Develop an appreciation of the professional and ethical issues associated with teaching

Activities:
20 days teaching practicum in schools. Observation and written response. Collection of school policy documents where possible. Face to face seminars during Intensive
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

05. Demonstrate an increasing level of confidence in teaching ability

Activities:
20 days teaching practicum in schools. Observation and written response.
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,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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