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EDPE301 The Teacher as a Reflexive Practitioner

This professional experience paper focuses on increasing competence in putting into action the pedagogy, skills and dispositions for reflexive teaching.

Paper title The Teacher as a Reflexive Practitioner
Paper code EDPE301
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (13 February 2017 - 21 June 2017), 2nd Non standard period (10 July 2017 - 13 October 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $813.45
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Prerequisite
EDPE 300
Limited to
GradDipTchg
Notes
(i) Compulsory for GradDipTchg students. (ii) Students should normally enrol for the N2 offering of EDPE 301 unless they have first spoken to the department.
Learning Outcomes
  1. To evaluate professionalism in practice
  2. To critically analyse and debate innovative and effective pedagogical practice
  3. To create dialogue within a community of learners/community of practice
  4. To critically examine strategies to facilitate children's learning and well-being
  5. To articulate a philosophy of practice which reflects current theory about philosophy
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Paper Structure
Professionalism in practice

Teaching portfolios
  • Debating innovative and effective pedagogical practice
  • Transforming practice
  • Reconceptualising practice
  • Bicultural practice
Community of learners/community of practice
  • Creating communities of learners
  • Creating communities of practice - the theoretical context
  • Facilitating children's learning and well-being in inclusive settings
  • Narrative assessment
  • Planning
  • Pedagogy and environments which include all children
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Judy Layland
Contact
Judy Layland, judy.layland@otago.ac.nz
Textbooks
Required Texts:
Anning, A., Cullen J., & Fleer, M. (2009). Early childhood education. Society & culture (2nd ed). London: Sage.

New Zealand Ministry of Education (1996). Te Whaariki: He whaariki matauranga mo nga mokopuna o Aotearoa: Early childhood curriculum. Wellington, New Zealand: Learning Media.

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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

2nd Non standard period (10 July 2017 - 13 October 2017)

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 09:00-09:50 28-34, 40-41
Monday 13:00-14:50 41

This professional experience paper focuses on increasing competence in putting into action the pedagogy, skills and dispositions for reflexive teaching.

Paper title The Teacher as a Reflexive Practitioner
Paper code EDPE301
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (9 July 2018 - 23 November 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
EDPE 300
Limited to
GradDipTchg
Notes
Compulsory for GradDipTchg students.
Contact
Judy Layland, judy.layland@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Judy Layland
Paper Structure
Professionalism in practice

Teaching portfolios
  • Debating innovative and effective pedagogical practice
  • Transforming practice
  • Reconceptualising practice
  • Bicultural practice
Community of learners/community of practice
  • Creating communities of learners
  • Creating communities of practice - the theoretical context
  • Facilitating children's learning and well-being in inclusive settings
  • Narrative assessment
  • Planning
  • Pedagogy and environments which include all children
Textbooks
Required Texts:

Clark, A. & Grey, A. (Eds.). (2010). Perspectives on early childhood education: Ata kite ate pae - Scanning the horizon. Auckland, New Zealand: Pearson.

Grey, A. & Clark, B. (Eds.). (2013). Transformative teaching practices in early childhood education: Ng?ü hurihanga ako k?ìhungahunga. Auckland, New Zealand: Pearson.

Lee, W., Carr, M., Soutar, B. & Mitchell, L. (2013). Understanding the te whariki approach: Early years education in practice. London & New York: Routledge.

MacNaughton, G., & Williams, G. (2009). Techniques for teaching young children: Choices in theory and practice (3rd ed.). New South Wales, Australia: Pearson Education.

New Zealand Ministry of Education. (2017). Te Wh?üriki: He wh?üriki m?ütauranga m?ì ng?ü mokopuna o Aotearoa: Early childhood curriculum. Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Education.

New Zealand Ministry of Education. (2006). Ng?ü arohaehae whai hua: Self-review guidelines for early childhood education. Wellington, New Zealand: Learning Media.

Nuttall, J. (Ed.). (2013). Weaving te wh?üriki: Aotearoa New Zealand's early childhood curriculum document in theory and practice. Wellington, New Zealand: NZCER.

OÔÇÖConnor, A. & Diggins, C. (2002). On reflection: Reflective practice for early childhood educators. Wellington, New Zealand: Open Mind Publishing.

Smith, A. (2014). Understanding children and childhood: A New Zealand perspective (5th ed). Wellington, New Zealand: Bridget Williams Books Ltd.

Anning, A., Cullen J., & Fleer, M. (2009). Early childhood education. Society & culture (2nd ed). London: Sage.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  1. To evaluate professionalism in practice
  2. To critically analyse and debate innovative and effective pedagogical practice
  3. To create dialogue within a community of learners/community of practice
  4. To critically examine strategies to facilitate children's learning and well-being
  5. To articulate a philosophy of practice which reflects current theory about philosophy

^ Top of page

Timetable

1st Non standard period (9 July 2018 - 23 November 2018)

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 09:00-09:50 28-32, 40-41