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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The teaching practicum B is the second of 3 practicum placements and consists of 20 days of supervised teaching undertaken in the school setting. Over the total period for the three teaching practica of 60 days, a minimum of 45 days should be undertaken in a secondary school setting. For Prac 2 (twenty days): Students take 2 (two) pre-planned lessons per day in their method areas; and undertake a minimum of 20 lesson observations. Supervision is undertaken in the school by the Head of Department or a delegated supervisor who is a trained teacher. La Trobe University supervision is undertaken at intervals as arranged throughout the practicum.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKaren O'Reilly-Briggs

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

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Co-requisites EDU4VTM

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsImproving Your PracticumRecommendedMcBurney-Fry, G.2ND EDITION, THOMPSON, SOCIAL SCIENCE PRESS, AUSTRALIA, 2005
ReadingsJumping Through Spinning Hoops: stories of the middle school and secondary practicumRecommendedRorrison, D.CENGAGE LEARNING, AUSTRALIA , 2008
ReadingsProgramming and Assessment for Quality Teaching and LearningRecommendedKillen, R.THOMPSON, SOCIAL SCIENCE PRESS, AUSTRALIA, 2005

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Observing the classroom management, teaching and broader operation of an educational environment

Observations and reflections of placement experience

02. Designing, implementing and evaluating a wide range of teaching strategies in an authentic teaching/learning environment

Development of lesson plans customised for authentic implementation Teaching placement Evaluation and reflections on the practice of teaching

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