Integrated and differentiated curriculum

Course code EDUC3185
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This course will introduce students to approaches for designing Integrated Curriculum, which they will implement using multi-level pedagogies during a full time 20 day block of professional experience in a Primary school setting. During their professional experience opportunity, students will attempt to demonstrate their attainment of Graduate Teacher Standards, and have an opportunity to engage in the full life of the school including student sport, playground supervision, faculty/grade/stage meetings and school activities and functions, as required.

Availability

Port Macquarie Nth Coast Inst

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Ourimbah

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Construct and implement an integrated unit of work.

2. Engage in critical reflection on their professional practice.

3. Demonstrate their attainment of graduate teacher standards.

4. Teach using a range of multi-level pedagogies.

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

Content

  • Approaches to Integrating Curriculum.
  • Multi-Level Pedagogies.
  • Frameworks for Reflective Practice.
  • Graduate Teacher Standards.
  • Group Learning

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): . Students who have successfully completed are not eligible to enrol in EDUC3185.

Requisite

180 units

Assumed Knowledge

180 units of study include EDUC2185, EDUC1738, EDUC2747, while EDUC3739 and EDUC3745 should be undertaken concurrently or previously.

Assessment Items

Portfolio: Teaching Portfolio Part A - Integrated Unit Planning

Portfolio: Teaching Portfolio Part B - Professional Reflection

Professional Task: A3 - 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:

  • Tutorial: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions.
  • Lecture: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions.

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Professional Task: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.

Pre-Placement Requirements:

  • Anaphylaxis Training - Students must complete approved anaphylaxis training.
  • Child Protection Awareness Training - Students must complete approved child protection awareness training.
  • Working with Children and Young Adults Check - A national criminal history check and review of findings of misconduct involving children, required for any child-related work.

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 10 Weeks

Students must attend mandatory lectures and tutorials that prepare them for the practicum experience. Times and dates of lectures and tutorials will be available on the Course Blackboard site.

Practicum

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

20 day full time professional experience component.

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 10 Weeks

Students must attend mandatory lectures and tutorials that prepare them for the practicum experience. Times and dates of lectures and tutorials will be available on the Course Blackboard site.