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ED1401 - Education Perspectives and Practice

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Available only to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education), Bachelor of Education (Primary), Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Education (Secondary)-Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education (Secondary)-Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science-Bachelor of Education (Secondary). LIMITED offering available only to RATEP students. EXTERNAL offering available only to ECE ONLINE students. INTERNAL & LIMITED(RATEP) Lectures Dates: 35 hours lectures 9am to 4pm on the following days: 30/09/2019, 1/10/2019, 25/11/2019, 26/11/2019, 27/11/2019. EXTERNAL(ECE Online) 35 hours online lectures OR lecture workshops available via zoom 9am to 4pm on the following days: 30/9/2019, 1/10/2019, 25/11/2019, 26/11/2019, 27/11/2019.

The subject is an orientation to teaching as a profession. It inducts preservice teachers into the habit of professional practice to draw on research, professional experience and policy as resources to inform their curricular, pedagogical and ethical decision-making processes. Current issues in education, including equity, student diversity, policy priorities, the structure of education system in Australia and competing expectations of teachers are explored through theory and research to induct preservice teachers into the intellectual, creative and political dimension of the profession. The subject fosters preservice teachers' understanding of the connections of schools to the community, and sense of agency about their professional responsibilities and identity. Upon completion of this subject, preservice teachers will be able to explore ways to understand the sociocultural backgrounds of students and interpret current policy priorities to enable them to be responsive teachers to individual students.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate an ability to undertake an inquiry approach to develop an understanding of practice from a range of social theories, key research and policies on issues in education to inform their ethical decision-making process and practice;
  • demonstrate awareness of Early Years Framework and Australian Professional Standards for Teachers;
  • Reflect on knowledge as a social and historical construct, in relation to theories of society, individuals, communities and institutions; and how these influence understanding of the educational outcomes for diverse children and communities;
  • critically reflect on dispositions for, and practice of effective teaching and caring that nurtures productive relationships with students, their families and the community.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 9
Census Date 10-Oct-2019
Coordinator: Dr Lai Kuan Lim
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 35 hours lectures - 9am -4pm on the following days: 30/9/2019; 1/10/2019; 25/11/2019; 26/11/2019; 27/11/2019
  • 4 hours practicals - Online learning
  • 5 days professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: presentations (20%); icas quizzes (15%); tests (50%); reading presentations (15%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of professional experience component.

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 9
Census Date 10-Oct-2019
Face to face teaching (Online collaborate tutorial attendance at RATEP Sites within the dates as scheduled - last workshop 27/11/2019)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 35 hours lectures - 9am -4pm on the following days: 30/9/2019; 1/10/2019; 25/11/2019; 26/11/2019; 27/11/2019
  • 4 hours - Online learning
  • 5 days professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: presentations (20%); icas quizzes (15%); tests (50%); reading presentations (15%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of professional experience component.

External, Study Period 9
Census Date 10-Oct-2019
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours - 35 hours online lectures OR lecture workshops available via zoom 9am to 4pm on the following days: 30/9/2019, 1/10/2019, 25/11/2019, 26/11/2019, 27/11/2019) and 4 hours online learning
  • 5 days professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: presentations (20%); icas quizzes (15%); tests (50%); reading presentations (15%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of professional experience component.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 9
Census Date 10-Oct-2019
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 35 hours lectures - 9am -4pm on the following days: 30/9/2019; 1/10/2019; 25/11/2019; 26/11/2019; 27/11/2019
  • 4 hours practicals - Online learning
  • 5 days professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: presentations (20%); icas quizzes (15%); tests (50%); reading presentations (15%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of professional experience component.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures - Lectures 2hrs per week
  • 13 hours tutorials - Tutorials 1 hr per week
  • 25 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: presentations (20%); icas quizzes (15%); tests (50%); reading presentations (15%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of professional experience component.

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.