Integrated Fieldwork Studies

Course code EDUC6109
Available in 2016
Available in 2017
2016 Course Timetables


This course introduces students to Teaching within the secondary mathematics classroom and requires students to complete a fifteen day practicum within a secondary school. Students are expected to critically reflect on their teaching giving consideration to their personal philosophy of teaching.


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  • Semester 2 - 2016
  • Semester 1 - 2017
  • Semester 2 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. plan a series of lessons within the context of a unit of work that would meet the needs of a class of secondary students;

2. apply concepts and methods related to models of teaching and learning such as the Quality Teaching Model;

3. deliver a series of lessons within a secondary school that meets the needs of a variety of students; and

4. critically reflect on their teaching with consideration given to models of learning, teaching and development.


  • Working within the structure of the K-12 Syllabus in NSW
  • Theories of teaching and learning including the Quality Teaching Model
  • Application of a lesson design and unit of work
  • Role and value of their subject area in society, with applications to teaching in a secondary context
  • Common issues related to secondary schooling
  • Critically reflecting on educative practice.

Assessment Items

Project: Critical Reflection of Practicum

Written Assignment: Evaluation of Practicum Lessons

Contact Hours

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Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term