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EDPE300 The Teacher in Action

This professional experience paper examines the knowledge, skills and dispositions that underpin effective teaching practice and provides opportunities to demonstrate them in action.

Paper title The Teacher in Action
Paper code EDPE300
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (13 February 2017 - 21 June 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $813.45
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Limited to
GradDipTchg
Notes
Compulsory for GradDipTchg students.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
  1. Demonstrate professionalism in all aspects of their professional practice
  2. Establish and maintain professional learning relationships with colleagues and learners
  3. Address biculturalism in all their practice and promote equitable outcomes
  4. Design, implement and evaluate learner-centred teaching experiences
  5. Establish personal professional development goals based on critical reflection of their practice
Paper Structure
Topics:
  • Becoming a teacher
  • Teaching as a profession
  • Responding to professional responsibilities
  • Working in communities
  • Establishing an effective learning environment
  • Developing effective relationships with learners
  • Positive behaviour for learning
  • Engaging learners - learning-focused teaching
  • Reflexive practice
  • Developing awareness of self
  • How to engage in reflection with a purpose
  • Goal setting
  • Evidence-based teaching
  • Assessment and planning
  • Interpreting assessment to inform teaching
  • Teaching as inquiry
  • Bicultural practice/equity
  • Engaging with Māori learners
  • Enacting cultural competencies
Textbooks
Required Texts
As noted on the Delivery Schedule and as follows:
  • Anning, A., Cullen, J., & Fleer, M. (2009). Early childhood education. Society & culture (2nd ed.). London: Sage.
  • New Zealand Ministry of Education. (1996). Te Whāriki: He whāriki matauranga mo nga mokopuna o Aotearoa: Early childhood curriculum. Wellington, New Zealand: Learning Media.
  • Grey, A., Clark, B. (2013). Transformative teaching practices in early childhood education. Nga hurihanga ako hunga. Pearson, New Zealand.
Contact
Dr Michael Gaffney - michael.gaffney@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Michael Gaffney

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (13 February 2017 - 21 June 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Thursday 13:00-13:50 9-15, 17-21

This professional experience paper examines the knowledge, skills and dispositions that underpin effective teaching practice and provides opportunities to demonstrate them in action.

Paper title The Teacher in Action
Paper code EDPE300
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (12 February 2018 - 22 June 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $829.65
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,656.70

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Limited to
GradDipTchg
Notes
Compulsory for GradDipTchg students.
Contact
Dr Michael Gaffney - michael.gaffney@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Michael Gaffney
Paper Structure
Topics:
  • Becoming a teacher
  • Teaching as a profession
  • Responding to professional responsibilities
  • Working in communities
  • Establishing an effective learning environment
  • Developing effective relationships with learners
  • Positive behaviour for learning
  • Engaging learners - learning-focused teaching
  • Reflexive practice
  • Developing awareness of self
  • How to engage in reflection with a purpose
  • Goal setting
  • Evidence-based teaching
  • Assessment and planning
  • Interpreting assessment to inform teaching
  • Teaching as inquiry
  • Bicultural practice/equity
  • Engaging with MÄori learners
  • Enacting cultural competencies
Textbooks
Required Texts
As noted on the Delivery Schedule and as follows:Ministry of Education, (2017). Te Wh?üriki: He wh?üriki m?ütauranga mo ng?ü mokopuna o Aotearoa: Early childhood Curriculum. Wellington, New Zealand: Author.
  • Anning, A., Cullen, J., & Fleer, M. (2009). Early childhood education. Society & culture (2nd ed.). London: Sage.
  • Grey, A., Clark, B. (2013). Transformative teaching practices in early childhood education. Nga hurihanga ako hunga. Pearson, New Zealand.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
  1. Demonstrate professionalism in all aspects of their professional practice
  2. Establish and maintain professional learning relationships with colleagues and learners
  3. Address biculturalism in all their practice and promote equitable outcomes
  4. Design, implement and evaluate learner-centred teaching experiences
  5. Establish personal professional development goals based on critical reflection of their practice

^ Top of page

Timetable

1st Non standard period (12 February 2018 - 22 June 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Thursday 13:00-13:50 9-13, 15-20