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ED5979 - Final Graduate Professional Experience

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

This subject is the final part of the developmental professional experience curriculum for the Master of Teaching and Learning (Secondary) program. During the final graduate professional experience, graduate student teachers (GSTs) will have an opportunity to enact their agency as leaders through their professional practice, as demonstrated in the context of their classroom, school and the wider community, as appropriate. GSTs will complete a 25-day block practicum in a secondary school and complete a range of activities to demonstrate their professional competence and assuring their attainment of the Graduate Teacher Australian Professional Standards (APSTs). GSTs are required to plan, teach, assess and evaluate a minimum three-week block of full-time equivalent teaching within the allocated 25 days

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of teacher professional knowledge, practice and engagement in the context of the professional experience placement;
  • demonstrate the ability to design, implement and evaluate curriculum, assessment and differentiated learning opportunities, with a view to enhancing learning outcomes for all students, including those from diverse cultural, linguistic and socio-economic backgrounds and with specific learning needs;
  • demonstrate mastery of professional numeracy and literacy content and the application of strategies for teaching numeracy and literacy in a variety of curricular contexts;
  • demonstrate high-level professional communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively, effectively, responsibly, safely and ethically in their professional experience context with a critical understanding of regulatory requirements, ethical principles and, where appropriate, cultural frameworks;
  • demonstrate the ability to use the Graduate Teacher Australian Professional Standards to critically reflect on their demonstrated skills, knowledge and attitudes during the professional experience and manage their professional learning needs and performance, autonomously and in collaboration with others.
Assumed
Knowledge:
Assumed knowledge based on the subjects completed in phase one and three of the MTL secondary, in particular the practicum embedded subjects ED5955 and ED5965.
Prerequisites: ED5955 ED5965 ED5958 ED5967
Corequisites: ED5975

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Workload expectations:

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

  • 3 hours workshops/Seminars - Professional Experience briefings - SP 1 Week 1, 6 & 11
  • 3 weeks professional Experience
Assessment: clinical assessment professional experience.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Workload expectations:

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

  • 3 hours workshops/Seminars - Professional Experience briefing - SP 1, Week 1, 6 & 11
  • 3 weeks professional Experience
Assessment: clinical assessment professional experience.

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.