RESEARCH EVIDENCE AND IMPACT: EARLY YEARS PLACEMENT (B)

EDU4RE2B

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is second part of two parts taken in successive semesters that together constitute the 30 credit point subject EDU4RE2. 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 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.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesPatterns 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. 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 and case studies

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU4REI2 and EDU3CAT and admitted into Bachelor of Early Childhood & Primary (EBECB, EBECP)

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 required25 days – 175 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. Critically analyse and synthesise suitable baseline data to establish students' learning needs and current levels of performance
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.
03. Use expert judgement and adaptability to provide differentiated learning opportunities to students at different achievement levels. Provide annotated exemplars to demonstrate this.
04. Reflect on student learning as influenced by professional practice and engage in assessment moderation informed by achievement standards.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 11 - 11
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 11 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 10 - 22
One 25.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (GTPA)(4500 words) Mandatory 4/5 practices to be satisfactory

N/AOtherIndividualNo100 SILO3

Professional Experience (25 days) and completion of the Evidentiary Professional Teaching Portfolio Hurdle: Professional Experience must be passed satisfactorily to pass this subject.

N/APortfolioIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 11 - 11
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 11 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 10 - 22
One 25.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (GTPA)(4500 words) Mandatory 4/5 practices to be satisfactory

N/AOtherIndividualNo100 SILO3

Professional Experience (25 days) and completion of the Evidentiary Professional Teaching Portfolio Hurdle: Professional Experience must be passed satisfactorily to pass this subject.

N/APortfolioIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 32 - 32
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 32 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 31 - 43
One 25.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

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

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (GTPA)(4500 words) Mandatory 4/5 practices to be satisfactory

N/AOtherIndividualNo100 SILO3

Professional Experience (25 days) and completion of the Evidentiary Professional Teaching Portfolio Hurdle: Professional Experience must be passed satisfactorily to pass this subject.

N/APortfolioIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 32 - 32
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 32 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 31 - 43
One 25.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

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

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (GTPA)(4500 words) Mandatory 4/5 practices to be satisfactory

N/AOtherIndividualNo100 SILO3

Professional Experience (25 days) and completion of the Evidentiary Professional Teaching Portfolio Hurdle: Professional Experience must be passed satisfactorily to pass this subject.

N/APortfolioIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4