The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2020
Course code

EDUC6200

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course introduces students to the research and development literature on Educative forms of pedagogy. In particular, the course will outline major dimensions of classroom practice that have been identified in recent research as contributing to greater and more equitable student learning outcomes. In addition, the course will engage students in direct experiences to build their capability as instructional leaders to plan and deliver professional curriculum development and practices using these concepts.


Availability2020 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2020

Online

  • Semester 1 - 2020

Learning outcomes

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

1. Appraise theories and models of educative pedagogies.

2. Evaluate the role of instructional leaders in improving classroom teaching to enhance student learning.

3. Show how teachers’ professional development plans facilitate improved teaching in classrooms and schools.

4. Propose how teachers can develop reflexive teaching practices in classrooms and schools that promote student learning.


Content

  • A detailed analysis of Educative Pedagogy models and their relationship to improved student learning outcomes.
  • A focus on the role of instructional leaders in improving pedagogical practices that enhance student learning.
  • An introduction to and application of professional development plans to improve teaching in classrooms and schools.
  • How instructional leaders can promote ongoing reflexive teaching practices in classrooms and schools.

Assessment items

Written Assignment: Assignment 1 - 50%

Written Assignment: Assignment 2 - 50%


Contact hours

Callaghan

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Online

Online Activity

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term