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ED3293 - Teaching for Learning 2 (Secondary)

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of 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.

The focus of this subject will be the development of research informed practice to support productive and engaging learning in secondary settings. Specifically, students will develop and articulate a framework for their own pedagogy and focus on the diverse needs of learners in secondary settings, particularly the needs of learners in middle schooling. Students will develop a repertoire of literacy and numeracy teaching strategies to support diverse learner needs. In addition, there will be a focus on developing a framework for ensuring a supportive classroom environment as well as developing a repertoire of assessment strategies. Students are required to undertake five (5) days of professional experience.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop skills in analysing and critiquing research and evidence relating to middle schooling;
  • develop the skill and attitudes to engage with colleagues in a community of inquiry;
  • articulate a range of literacy and numeracy teaching strategies relevant to the secondary setting;
  • establish a vision for the development of a safe and supportive environment;
  • evaluate a range of assessment strategies relevant to secondary schooling.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner.
Prerequisites: ED2488 and 42 credit points of undergraduate subjects
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
ED3093 ED3193

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: Dr Kelsey Lowrie.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 13 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 5 days professional experience
Assessment: assignments (50%); centrally-administered final exam (50%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of 5 days professional experience.

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: Dr Kelsey Lowrie.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 13 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 5 days professional experience
Assessment: assignments (50%); centrally-administered final exam (50%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of 5 days 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.