Pedagogy and Inclusion

Course code EDUC3195
Not available in 2015

Description

This course introduces students to the understanding of pedagogy as both the discourse and practice of teaching. It will explore the policy, politics, and practice of socially-critical approaches to pedagogy and inclusive education. Students will be challenged to see teachers as transformative intellectuals. They will attempt to practice inclusive teaching and demonstrate their attainment of graduate teacher standards during a full time 20 day block of professional experience in a Secondary school setting; 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

Not currently available.

This Course was last offered in Semester 2 - 2014.

Learning Outcomes

1. Understand pedagogy as both discourse and practice.

2. Understand the core concepts of critical pedagogy.

3. Promote equity in classrooms through inclusive teaching.

4. Attain graduate teacher standards through professional experience.

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

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

7. Engage in critical reflection on their professional practice

Content

This course will address:

  • Social Justice, Education Policy, Professional Teaching Standards, and Inclusive Education.
  • Pedagogy and Reform.
  • Pedagogy as Discourse and Practice.
  • Social Class, Critical Literacy, and Radical Pedagogy.
  • Race, Ethnicity, and the Pedagogy of Public Memory.
  • Gender, Sexuality, and the Pedagogy of Desire.
  • Power and Pedagogy.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): EDUC3023 and . Students who have successfully completed EDUC3023 or are not eligible to enrol in EDUC3195.

Requisites

Students must have completed 180 units of approved program courses to enrol in this course.

Assumed Knowledge

EDUC2102, EDUC2103 and EDUC2195.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Analyse a Lesson Plan *

Written Assignment: Essay - Critical Reflection

Professional Task: 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:

Course Assessment Requirements:

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

Contact Hours

Lecture

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

Practicum

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

20 day full time professional experience component, in a school.

Tutorial

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