Managing the 7-12 Learning Environment

Course code EDUC2195
Not available in 2015

Description

In this course students will explore child and adolescent development, student well-being, mental health, and their relationship to the management of learning; principles and practices for establishing a productive learning environment; and frameworks and models for understanding and responding to a range of challenging student behaviours. The course provides opportunities for pre-service Secondary teachers to analyse school policies; to plan and teach lessons using a variety of technologies and strategies; assess student learning; and to evaluate their own classroom management beliefs and practices through a full-time 20 day block of professional experience in a Secondary school setting.

Availability

Not currently available.

This Course was last offered in Semester 1 - 2014.

Learning Outcomes

1. Apply frameworks for understanding and interpreting professional practice;

2. Reflect upon their teaching using the NSW Quality Teaching model as a professional learning tool;

3. Demonstrate an understanding of the principles, policies, and practices for establishing and maintaining a productive learning environment;

4. Demonstrate their attainment of graduate teacher standards through professional experience;

5. Teach their subject methods using a variety of strategies and technologies; and

6. Engage in the full life of school including student sport, playground supervision, faculty/grade/stage meetings and school activities and functions.

Content

  • Child and adolescent development, student well-being and mental health.
  • Principles, policies and practices for establishing a productive learning environment that supports the positive participation of all students in the educational activities of the school.
  • Frameworks and models for understanding and responding to a range of challenging student behaviours.
  • Graduate Teacher Standards.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): EDUC2039. Students who have successfully completed EDUC2039 are not eligible to enrol in EDUC2195.

Review of Progress

This course is a compulsory program requirement for students in the following program(s):

In addition to meeting the University's overall requirements for academic progression, students enrolled in these program(s) must satisfactorily complete this course in order to progress in their program.

Requisites

Students must have completed 80 units of approved program courses including pre-requisite courses to enrol in this course.

Assumed Knowledge

EDUC1008 and EDUC2101, and a minimum of 60 credit points.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Design and Evaluate a Lesson *

Portfolio: Reflective Portfolio *

Report: Professional Experience Report *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

General Course Requirements:

  • Practicum: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions. - 20 day full time professional experience component in a school

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Written Assignment: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Portfolio: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Report: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.

Pre-Placement Requirements:

  • Prohibited Employment Declaration - Declaration that student is not a prohibited person in terms of the Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998.

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 10 hour(s) per Term

Practicum

Face to Face Off Campus 120 hour(s) per Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 10 hour(s) per Term