TEACHING IN INCLUSIVE SETTINGS (EARLY YEARS SCHOOL PLACEMENT)

EDU2TIS

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will extend understanding and knowledge for Pre Service Teachers (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.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesLectures, online learning tasks

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required21 days – 147 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsAll students will be required  to hold a valid Working with Children (WWC) Check prior to undertaking professional placements as part of this subject.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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.
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.
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.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 31 - 43
One 21.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Workbook Answers: Four answers from four separate weekly activities in this subject (1200 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1

Professional Placement Evidentiary Portfolio (1600 words)

N/APortfolioIndividualNo40 SILO3

Case study (1200 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Satisfactory professional placement report is a required to pass in this subject

N/AOtherIndividualNo0 SILO2

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 31 - 43
One 21.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Workbook Answers: Four answers from four separate weekly activities in this subject (1200 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1

Professional Placement Evidentiary Portfolio (1600 words)

N/APortfolioIndividualNo40 SILO3

Case study (1200 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Satisfactory professional placement report is a required to pass in this subject

N/AOtherIndividualNo0 SILO2