Not available in 2013
Previously offered in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Requires the student to undertake 50 days school-based experience in a K-6 setting. The Intern will be responsible for half the colleague teacher's teaching load. In addition Interns will be expected to interact within the school and its community and to undertake a research project in consultation with the school.
Contact hours: 50 days professional experience. Note that from 2008 onwards, the internship will only be available in Semester 2, unless a Semester 1 internship is part of the student's advertised program.
The University of Newcastle, the NSW Institute of Teachers and our education partners in schools and centres require that all students demonstrate a commitment to professional teaching practice by attending and engaging in lectures, tutorials and other activities provided by the university within our Teacher Education programs.
Students’ professional commitment to teaching will be assessed by a 100% attendance requirement at sessions indicated as compulsory in the course outline. These lectures are compulsory because they present information that is critical to successful completion of the placement.
Attendance will be recorded on rolls available at the entrance to lecture theatres and/or tutorial rooms. Students should ensure that they allow sufficient time to be marked as present and provide adequate identification.
Students who arrive late and leave early without prior arrangement with the course coordinator will be deemed to have not completed the attendance requirement. If students leave the activity early and fail to identify themselves a second roll will be taken upon conclusion to the activity.
If a student fails to attend a compulsory session the student is responsible for contacting course coordinator within three (3) working days to request permission to complete a supplementary assessment task. This task will cover the same information that was in the missed session. These tasks will be pass/fail only and will not include written feedback. All replacement tasks are to be submitted at least two weeks before the commencement of the placement.
Students who have not complied with any of these requirements will not be provided with a placement.
|Objectives||After successfully completing EDUC4056 Internship students should be able to:
1. demonstrate a detailed understanding of the role of the primary teacher as a professional;
2. analyse community, school and class contexts and identify needs for planning;
3. demonstrate the ability to plan, implement, manage, assess and evaluate teaching and learning in both short and long term in multiple contexts within the environment of the primary school;
4. demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in the primary context with students, colleague teacher, school staff and community members;
5. demonstrate a detailed understanding of primary teachers' work in schools and systems;
6. demonstrate the ability to critically reflect on own practice; and
7. demonstrates an understanding of and implements professional ethics in practice.
|Content||The course requires 50 days of school-based experience. Students are expected to demonstrate competency in: general professional attributes; content studies; teaching and learning - planning, implementation, and management; assessment and evaluation; literacy and communication; and working in schools and communities.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 6 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Tutorial: for 12 hour(s) per Term for Full Term