Available in 2018
Course code



10 units


6000 level

Course handbook


This course introduces participants to teaching within schools, early childhood, or special or inclusive settings. Participants are required to complete a 15-day practicum and expected to critically reflect on their teaching giving consideration to their personal philosophy of teaching.

Availability2018 Course Timetables

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  • Semester 1 - 2018
  • Semester 2 - 2018

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 students or the individual needs of a student or students in special or inclusive settings

2. Apply concepts and methods related to models of teaching and learning such as the Quality Teaching Model, Response to Intervention or Universal Design for Learning

3. Deliver a series of lessons within a school, early childhood or special or inclusive setting that meets the needs of a variety of students

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


  • Working within the relevant curriculum frameworks
  • Theories of teaching and learning such as the Quality Teaching Model, Response to Intervention and Universal Design for Learning
  • Application of a lesson design and unit of work
  • Role and value of your teaching area
  • Common issues relevant to your teaching area
  • Critically reflecting on educative practice

Assessment items

Project: Critical Reflection of Practicum

Written Assignment: Evaluation of Practicum Lessons

Compulsory Requirements

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

Pre-Placement Requirements:

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

Contact hours

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Integrated Learning Session

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term