Curriculum, Planning and Assessment for Primary: Practicum 2

EDU20006 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online, Wantirna

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • On-campus: 12 hours Face to face + Blended, 21 days placement Swinburne online: Fully online plus 21 days placement

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2021 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

Results:
7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

Census:
31 Aug 21

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

Dates:
5 Jul 21 - 3 Oct 21

Results:
26 Oct 21

Last self enrolment:
18 Jul 21

Census:
30 Jul 21


Prerequisites

EDU10001 Introduction to curriculum, planning and assessment: Practicum 1
EDU10002 Understanding Language and Literacy
EDU10003 The World of Maths
COM10003 Learning and Communicating Online or ART10001 Academic Literacies 
 
Con Current Requisites
EDU10004 Theories of Teaching and Learning
AND
EDU20004 Understanding and Supporting Behaviour
 

Corequisites

Nil

Aims and objectives

In this unit, pre-service teachers will further develop their capabilities as a teacher in the lower primary context. Pre-service teachers undertake 21 days of professional experience under the supervision of a teacher mentor. Pre-service teachers involve themselves in the life of the school and reflect on their practice and performance in discussion with their school mentor and university staff. Pre-service teachers will undertake one-to-one coaching and small group work before taking responsibility for a full class. In preparation for their placement in schools, pre-service teachers engage with material relating to establishing professional relationships and relevant national and/or state or territory curriculum and policies. Pre-service teachers will demonstrate competence against the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) appropriate to the course stage.

Unit Learning Outcomes: Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Plan, implement and evaluate learning experiences. [APST 1, 2, & 3]
2. Modify learning environments to ensure safety and to facilitate learning. [APST 1 & 4]
3. Demonstrate professional relationships with education professionals, students and families. [APST 7 & 6]
4. Identify and implement relevant teaching and assessment strategies. [APST 5 & 2]
5. Critically reflect upon teaching and learning experiences. [APST 6 & 7]
6. Navigate relevant National and State/Territory curriculum documents and identify appropriate resources to support teaching and learning. [APST 1 & 7]

Courses with unit

BA-EDECP / BA-EDECPS (SOL) Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)
BA-EDUEC/EDUEC2 Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)
BA-EDUPRI/EDUPRI1 Bachelor of Education (Primary)
BA-EDU Bachelor of Education