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ED4488 - Fourth Year Professional Experience A

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

Available ONLY to students enrolled in the BEd. External offerings available only to ECE ONLINE students. Enrolment in Study Period 2 offerings is at the discretion of the Director, Professional Experience. Students must enrol in ED4090 or ED4190 or ED4293 in the same study period as ED4488. (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. Students will complete 5 (five) days of professional orientation which may include engaging in whole group visits to education settings and seminars with education leaders. All students will be placed in a school and attend for 15 allocated days, completing a range of activities to develop an understanding of the complexities of teachers roles.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate a commitment to use a repertoire of language and literacy skills appropriate to the teaching profession;
  • develop an understanding of school settings and how they operate over a school term;
  • use professional standards to critically assess professional growth;
  • integrate and begin to articulate knowledge of policies, research and practices and own personal practice consistent with employing authorities and school policies and procedures and legal and ethical obligations of teachers;
  • identify, value, analyse and support a range of learner diversity, including learners with special educational needs, in a school setting.
Prerequisites: (ED3488 or ED3489) and (ED4090 or ED4190 or ED4293) and allow concurrent for ED4090 and ED4190 and ED4293.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
ED4499

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Block
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Non-standard start/end 06-Jan-2012 to 15-Jun-2012
Face to face teaching 23-Jan-2012 to 11-May-2012 (Professional Orientation: 18 to 22 June 2012)
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Leanne Dalley.
Workload expectations:
  • 6 hours lectures
  • 0 hours - 5 days Professional Orientation
  • 15 days professional experience
Assessment: satisfactory completion of professional experience.

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Leanne Dalley.
Workload expectations:
  • 6 hours lectures
  • 0 hours - 5 days professional orientation
  • 15 days professional experience
Assessment: satisfactory completion of professional experience.

Townsville, Study Period 1, Block
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Non-standard start/end 16-Jan-2012 to 15-Jun-2012
Face to face teaching 23-Jan-2012 to 11-May-2012 (Professional Orientation: 18-22 June 2012.)
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Leanne Dalley.
Workload expectations:
  • 6 hours lectures
  • 0 hours - 5 days professional orientation
  • 15 days professional experience
Assessment: satisfactory completion of professional experience.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Leanne Dalley.
Workload expectations:
  • 6 hours lectures
  • 0 hours - 5 days professional orientation
  • 15 days professional experience
Assessment: satisfactory completion of professional experience.

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Leanne Dalley.
Workload expectations:
  • 6 hours lectures
  • 0 hours - 5 days professional orientation
  • 15 days professional experience
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: satisfactory completion of professional experience.

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Leanne Dalley.
Workload expectations:
  • 6 hours lectures
  • 0 hours - 5 days professional orientation
  • 15 days professional experience
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: satisfactory completion of professional experience.

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