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ED3293 - Teaching for Learning 2 (Secondary)

[Not offered in 2021]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Available only to students enrolled in a Bachelor of Education. Note: some lectures for the Cairns offering of this subject are delivered on-line through LearnJCU and requires students to have access to the World Wide Web for participation in the subject.

This is the second subject in the Professional Studies strand of the Bachelor of Education, following ED2491 -Teaching for Learning 1. The focus of this subject will be the development of research informed professional knowledge and practice to support engaging learning in secondary settings. Specifically, students will develop strategies for creating and maintaining a safe and supportive classroom environment, articulate a framework for their own pedagogy and focus on the diverse needs of learners in secondary settings. Students will also develop a repertoire of literacy and numeracy teaching strategies to support diverse learner needs. In addition, there will be a focus on developing a repertoire of assessment and feedback strategies appropriate to areas of teaching in a secondary context. Students are required to undertake five (5) days of professional experience

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate knowledge of their learners by collecting, analysing and critiquing research and evidence relating to secondary schooling;
  • demonstrate Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at a developed level;
  • develop knowledge and skills of a range of literacy and numeracy teaching strategies relevant to the secondary setting;
  • develop a philosophy and strategies for the creating of a safe and supportive environment;
  • synthesize and evaluate a range of assessment and feedback strategies relevant to secondary schooling.

Subject Assessment

    Special Assessment Requirements

    Satisfactory completion of 5 days professional experience.

    A basic awareness of the QCT Standards, Productive Pedagogies is assumed. It is also assumed that students will have strong academic literacy capabilities and the appropriate knowledge and skills to engage critically with set texts and tasks
    Prerequisites: ED2488 and 42 credit points (MUST INCLUDE ED1491 or MA1000) of undergraduate subjects
    ED3093 ED3193

    Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.