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ED4488 - Fourth Year Professional Experience A

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Students must enrol in ED4090 or ED4190 or ED4293 prior to the commencement of ED4488. Students are required to collect a range of data and evidence during the ED4488 professional experience placement which is integral to completing the assessment requirements for ED4090/ED4190/ED4293. Consequently, it is essential that ED4488 and ED4090/ED4190/ED4293 are taken in conjunction with one another. External offerings available only to ECE ONLINE students. (Professional Experience: The process of placing students for professional experience begins the year prior to placement. Transferring students or out-of-step students must notify the Professional Experience Unit on the relevant campus at the beginning of Semester 2 of the year prior to the professional experience placement.)

This subject is part of the developmental curriculum for professional experience within the Bachelor of Education program. In schools and prior to school settings relevant to their specialist sector (Early Childhood, Primary or Secondary)students will complete four (4) allocated weeks (20 days) of professional experience in ECE and 25 days of professional experience in Primary and Secondary courses. For students enrolled in the BEd (Early Childhood Education), 20 days will be completed in a prior to school setting with children aged 3-5 years all students will complete a range of activities to assure the Australian Professional Standards for Graduate Teachers and, for B.Ed (ECE) students, relevant ACECQA standards. Students will also complete five (5) days of Professional Orientation, which will include professional development and seminars with education leaders and stakeholders.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate a commitment to use a repertoire of language, literacy and numeracy skills appropriate to the teaching profession;
  • demonstrate a broad understanding of professional knowledge and practices, Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at Graduate Level and other regulatory frameworks, relevant to practice in the field of ECE, Primary and Secondary Education and use these to critically assess professional growth;
  • articulate and integrate into practice knowledge of policies, procedures, legal and ethical considerations, and research consistent with requirements of employing authorities;
  • identify, value, analyse and support a range of learner diversity, including learners with special educational needs, in a school and prior to a school setting.
Prerequisites: 21 CREDIT POINTS OF LEVEL 3 SUBJECTS (MUST INCLUDE ED3488) OR (ED2492 AND ED2493)
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
ED4499

Availabilities

Townsville, Block, Study Period 3
Census Date 07-Feb-2019
Face to face teaching (you must complete 20 days allocated professional experience and 5 days professional orientation)
Coordinator: Dr Lai Kuan Lim
Contact hours:
  • 2 hours lectures
  • 25 days professional experience
Assessment: satisfactory completion of professional experience.
Special Assessment Requirements: Special Assessment Requirements: In order to meet the requirements of this subject, you must complete 20 days allocated professional experience AND five (5) days professional orientation (compulsory on campus attendance for all final year Bachelor of Education students (including B.Ed (ECE) External students).

External, Study Period 3
Census Date 07-Feb-2019
Coordinator: Dr Lai Kuan Lim
Contact hours:
  • 2 hours lectures
  • 25 days professional experience
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: satisfactory completion of professional experience.
Special Assessment Requirements: In order to meet the requirements of this subject, you must complete 20 days allocated professional experience AND five (5) days professional orientation (compulsory on campus attendance for all final year Bachelor of Education students (including B.Ed (ECE) External students).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Lai Kuan Lim
Contact hours:
  • 2 hours lectures
  • 0 hours
  • 25 days professional experience
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: satisfactory completion of professional experience.
Special Assessment Requirements: In order to meet the requirements of this subject, you must complete 20 days allocated professional experience AND five (5) days professional orientation (compulsory on campus attendance for all final year Bachelor of Education students (including B.Ed (ECE) External students).

Cairns, Block, Study Period 3
Census Date 07-Feb-2019
Face to face teaching (20 days allocated professional experience and 5 days on campus professional orientation)
Coordinator: Dr Lai Kuan Lim
Contact hours:
  • 2 hours lectures
  • 25 days professional experience
Assessment: satisfactory completion of professional experience.
Special Assessment Requirements: In order to meet the requirements of this subject, you must complete 20 days allocated professional experience AND five (5) days professional orientation (compulsory on campus attendance for all final year Bachelor of Education students (including B.Ed (ECE) External students).

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.