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ED4293 - Teaching for Learning 3 (Secondary)

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

Available ONLY to students enrolled in the Secondary major. Students permitted to enrol in this subject will have met the prerequisite requirements of ED3488 and 69 credit points of undergraduate subjects from the approved education study plan.

This subject prepares preservice teachers for a range of professional roles within the classroom, school, with parent/caregivers and the wider community. Preservice teachers will investigate a range of curriculum theories and develop models of integrated curriculum. The subject will draw extensively upon school-based activities to explore the relationship between theory, policy and practice. Preservice teachers will critically examine school assessment and reporting practices and relate these to the broader role of schools in communities. This subject also supports the preparation of a professional portfolio. Specifically for Secondary preservice teachers, this subject explores the policies surrounding mass secondary education and an examination of strategies to support student engagement.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop and critique models of integrated curriculum to meet identified learning goals;
  • develop and critique a range of ways of assessing, interpreting and reporting on student learning;
  • critically anaylse the role of the teacher and develop strategies for school renewal;
  • utilise a range of evidence based teaching strategies to support student engagement and learning including students with English as a Second Language (ESL);
  • utilise research, polices and school practices related to the provision of supportive learning environments and student well-being, as well as parent/carer engagement.
Prerequisites: ED3488 and 69 credit points of undergraduate subjects
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
ED4090 ED4190 ED4290 ED5215

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: portfolio (50%); assignments (20%); centrally-administered final exam (30%).

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials
Assessment: assignments (20%); portfolio (50%); centrally-administered final exam (30%).

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.