OUTDOOR EDUCATION TEACHING METHOD
Not currently offered
Credit points: 15
Knowledge and skills are developed about lesson planning, units of work, literacy and numeracy across the curriculum, and assessment and reporting. The emphasis is on curriculum development in an Australian context, drawing upon the example of the Victorian Essential Learning Standards, Victorian Certificate of Education, Principles of Learning and Teaching. An overview of alternative education pathways will be provided, including VCAL & VET. Strategic advice relating to teaching this discipline is based on learning theories, including safety and legal responsibilities, application of learning technologies, audio-visual materials, and resources.
SchoolSchool of Education
Subject Co-ordinatorMarcus Morse
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Equivalent subjects EDU4OEA, EDU4OEB
Special conditions One year of study in Outdoor Education which includes environmental studies and outdoor recreational activities. A current first aid certificate (Emergency First Aid Level 2).
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||A Pedagogy of Place: Outdoor education for a changing world||Recommended||Wattchow, B. & Brown, M. (2011)||CLAYTON: MONASH UNIVERSITY|
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Design lesson and unit plans which integrate a range of activities, resources, and materials to support learning, including the use of ICT and other learning technologies.
02. Plan learning sequences and units which are consistent with curriculum statements, frameworks and assessment structures commonly used in schools.
03. Be aware of tools and practices for assessing, recording and reporting student learning progress to parents and other stakeholders.
04. Have a critical understanding of the content, processes and skills of the content areas they intend to teach.
05. Be aware of the key concepts, structure and developments in their content areas.
06. Know the pedagogical approaches, resources and technologies used to support and assess student learning within their content areas.
07. Know the importance of literacy and numeracy to their content area and can incorporate strategies to support literacy and numeracy in their teaching.
08. Know how to integrate learning and student understanding across content areas.
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