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Teaching for Learning: Teachers and Students - EDMT5502

Year - 2020

EDMT5502 'Teachers and Learners: School Communities' is the second unit in the Study 1 suite of compulsory MTeach units. This unit continues the exploration of the relationship between students and teachers while taking a closer look at the relationship between teaching and learning. The unit is divided into three themes separated by the first professional experience. The first half of the unit will focus on the theme of 'Teaching and Learning', exploring the complexity of pedagogy and decision making in matching pedagogical strategies to student learning needs. Underpinning this will be an exploration of the learning role pre-service teachers take in professional experience, with an emphasis on how to simultaneously be a 'guest' in another teacher's classroom, while maintaining an open view to longer term professional development. Following the school based professional experience the focus will shift to theme two 'Reflection on Action', drawing on the professional experience to understand the decisions made and observed to build on the learning of professional experience and guide the ongoing process of learning as a teacher. Theme three 'Schooling and Education: a messy tangled web' will explore alternatives, innovations and dilemmas, with a focus on ongoing professional learning.

Classes
2x2hr seminars/wk for 8 wks (wks 1-4 and 10-13), 6x1-hr group sessions (wks 1 (x2), 2, 4, 10, 12)

Assessment
1x1500wd paper (30%), 1x1500wd written analysis and peer response (40%), 1x1500wd stimulus paper and small group seminar task (30%)

Pre-requisites

12 credit points including EDMT5676 and EDMT5010

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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