RESEARCH EVIDENCE AND IMPACT: EARLY YEARS PLACEMENT

EDU4RE2

Not currently offered

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this capstone subject pre-service teachers apply the principles and practices of teaching and learning to independently plan and execute teaching units. The subject integrates theory and practice through reflection, observation, inquiry and adaptation to a range of school contexts. The assessment tasks include the scaffolded development of a literature review with a focus on literacy and numeracy development. The placement hurdle incorporates a Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (GTPA).  The GTPA enables graduate teachers to demonstrate how they align curriculum, pedagogy and assessment, taking account of school contexts and learner diversity. The GTPA addresses 5 practices, of which a minimum of 4 must be of a satisfactory standard.  The subject provides confirmation of graduate teachers readiness for classroom teaching.


Compulsory Professional Experience: Pre-service teachers must undertake this 25 day professional experience placement in a Primary school setting. This subject is undertaken in two consecutive parts (EDU4REA(15cp) & EDU4RE2B(15cp)).


SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

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

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU3CAT and admitted into Bachelor of Early Childhood & Primary (EBECB, EBECP)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically analyse and synthesise suitable baseline data to establish students' learning needs and current levels of performance

Activities:
Patterns and theories of physical, cognitive, social, emotional and moral development and its interrelationship with health and wellbeing will be taught though lectures and online modules.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)

02. Research and apply established theories to align curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. Interpret and transmit knowledge, skills and ideas to students with a focus on learning.

Activities:
Case studies including characteristics of and impacts on students# development and wellbeing will be analysed and discussed in workshops. Family and school based strategies and practices that support development and wellbeing will be explored in the face-to-face workshops.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)

03. Use expert judgement and adaptability to provide differentiated learning opportunities to students at different achievement levels. Provide annotated exemplars to demonstrate this.

Activities:
Family and school based strategies and practices that support development and wellbeing will be explored in the face-to-face workshops. Case studies including characteristics of and impacts on students' development and wellbeing will be analysed and discussed in workshops.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)

04. Reflect on student learning as influenced by professional practice and engage in assessment moderation informed by achievement standards.

Activities:
Patterns and theories of physical, cognitive, social, emotional and moral development and its interrelationship with health and wellbeing will be taught though lectures and online modules.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)

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