PROJECT BASED TEACHING METHOD

EDU3PBM

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This is a Method subject in which students undertake a special project in order to investigate how to teach their chosen Discipline from both a practical and theoretical point of view. They will gather information directly from their school experiences, from Australian teacher education websites, and from other resources to gain in-depth knowledge to inform their practice based upon teaching for an equitable and sustainable future. This subject addresses La Trobe's Sustainability Thinking Essential. Sustainability Thinking entails deep appreciation of how the choices we make affects the natural, economic, social, political and cultural systems, now and in the future.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Only available to students enrolled in the following courses: EBTS - Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary), EBOCE - Bachelor of Outreach and Community Education, EBTOCE - Bachelor of Teaching (Outreach and Community Education), AZAAE - Bachelor of Arts/Arts Education, SZSSE - Bachelor of Science/Science Education, EVEDB - Bachelor of Education (Primary / Middle Years Strand or Primary / Secondary Strand), RBEDM - Bachelor of Education (Primary / Middle Years Strand or Primary / Secondary Strand) or as approved by the coordinator

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsMust complete first and second year discipline studies before enrolling in this subject. The Bendigo offering is only available to students enrolled in EVEDB or RBEDM Primary / Middle Years or Primary / Secondary strands and ONLY those students are required to undertake a placement component.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Visible Learning: What's good for the goose....

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorHattie, J.

Year2011

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PublisherDE&T

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CERES

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorCERES: Community Environment Park

Year2015

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PublisherCERES

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Powerful Learning

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorHopkins, Munro and Craig

Year2011

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherACER PRESS

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CERES Case Studies

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorCERES:Community Environment PArk

Year2015

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PublisherCERES

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Curiosity and Powerful Learning

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDE&T

YearN/A

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PublisherAIZ: Online

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Chapter/article titleN/A

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Learning and Teaching Sustainability

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorFederal Gov't Office for Learning and Teaching

Year2015

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCommonwealth of Australia

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Living Sustainably: the Australian Gov'ts National Action Plan for Education for Sustainability

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorCommonwealth of Australia

Year2009

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherComm of Australia

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Chapter/article titleN/A

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URLN/A

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Resource Smart Schools

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorVictorian Governmnet

Year2015

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherSustainability (Vic)

ISBNN/A

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What Expert Teachers Do: Enhancing professional knowledge for classroom practice

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLoughran, J.J

Year2010

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherALLEN & UNWIN, AUSTRALIA.

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Observe, describe and analyse a range of factors concerning teaching and learning strategies in the classroom and school relating to Sustainability Thinking
02. Report on practical teaching experiences (based on an Action Research Project in a specific Discipline and how they were informed by observations, ICT/online, case studies and text-based resources.
03. Communicate theoretical and practical understandings of teaching an Action Research Project (Discipline based around Sustainability Thinking that engages with the combined social, environmental and economic change and challenges in the contemporary world, and reflect on the significance of these for future generations

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