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EDPR131 Te Weu - Professional Studies and Practice 1

An introduction to ethical, legal and practical requirements of the primary teaching profession; and an examination of self-identities and policies related to te reo me ngā tikanga Māori.

This paper is undergoing a major change as part of the review of the Bachelor of Teaching (BTchg) programme. It will absorb most of the content of EDPR 132 and retain its EDPR 131 content as well. It will change from a 12-point paper to an 18-point paper. The changes will be effective from the start of 2016.

Paper title Te Weu - Professional Studies and Practice 1
Paper code EDPR131
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year (22 February 2017 - 18 November 2017), Full Year (22 February 2017 - 18 November 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $813.45
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Limited to
BEdSt, BTchg
Notes
Primary Education students only.
Contact
Dr Jane Tilson, jane.tilson@otago.ac.nz
Yvonne Brouwer, yvonne.brouwer@otago.ac.nz
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify and demonstrate the professional, ethical, legal and practical requirements of teachers.
  2. Examine the ways experiences shape ideas about teaching and learning.
  3. Demonstrate the elements of effective relationships and communication skills for teachers.
  4. Examine and reflect on practice taking cognisance of relevant education theory.
  5. Plan, implement and evaluate learning experiences.
  6. Demonstrate understanding of policies related to the inclusion of te reo me ngā tikanga Māori (Māori language and culture) within education settings.
  7. Identify and describe selected concepts from within te ao Māori (Māori world-view).
  8. Identify and describe key socio-cultural influences in the development of identities.
  9. Demonstrate understanding of the experiences of people with disability in terms of identity and place within society.
Paper Structure
  • Teacher as professional
  • Influence of teacher beliefs on teaching and learning
  • Effective communication, management and classroom relationships
  • The ethical teacher
  • Inclusive classroom strategies
  • The reflective teacher
  • Introduction to the principles of planning and evaluation
  • Māori education related policies
  • Selected concepts within te ao Māori
  • Te reo Māori linked to mainstream classroom and wider school use
  • Treaty of Waitangi
  • Personal culture/self-identity
  • Disability and Deafness: Beyond labels
Teaching Arrangements
This paper includes a practicum component in local schools.

Additional Costs:
Students are responsible for their transport associated with each practicum. Students who have to travel more than 22km return from their home or UOCE (whichever is closer) may claim $2 per day towards their costs.
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinators: Dr Jane Tilson, Yvonne Brouwer (Dunedin)
Other staff: Dr David Berg (Dunedin), Dr Gill Rutherford (Dunedin), Dr Sandra Williamson-Leadley (Dunedin), Catherine Morrison (Dunedin), Pauline Smith (Southland)
Textbooks
Recommended Text:

D. Fraser, & M. Hill. (2016). (Eds.), The professional practice of teaching (5th ed.). South Melbourne, Australia: Cengage.

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Timetable

Full Year (22 February 2017 - 18 November 2017)

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 11:00-11:50 9-11, 15, 18
AND
N1 Monday 12:00-12:50 29
AND
O1 Monday 11:00-11:50 36-37

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Monday 13:00-13:50 30
Monday 13:00-14:50 9-15, 18-19, 22, 31-32, 36-40
A2 Wednesday 09:00-09:50 30
Wednesday 09:00-10:50 9-15, 18-19, 22, 31-32, 36-40
A3 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 30
Wednesday 13:00-14:50 9-15, 18-19, 22, 31-32, 36-40

Full Year (22 February 2017 - 18 November 2017)

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

An introduction to ethical, legal and practical requirements of the primary teaching profession; and an examination of self-identities and policies related to te reo me ngā tikanga Māori.

This 18 point year-long paper is a compulsory paper of the Bachelor of Teaching (BTchg) three year degree. The paper provides an introduction to ethical, legal and practical requirements of the primary teaching profession; and an examination of self-identities and policies related to te reo me ngā tikanga Māori.

Paper title Te Weu - Professional Studies and Practice 1
Paper code EDPR131
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (19 February 2018 - 16 November 2018), 1st Non standard period (19 February 2018 - 16 November 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $829.65
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,656.70

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Limited to
BEdSt, BTchg
Notes
Primary Education students only.
Contact
Dr Jane Tilson, jane.tilson@otago.ac.nz
Yvonne Brouwer, yvonne.brouwer@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinators: Dr Jane Tilson, Yvonne Brouwer (Dunedin)
Other staff, Dunedin: Dr David Berg, Dr Gill Rutherford, Dr Sandra Williamson-Leadley, Catherine Morrison
Southland: Pauline Smith
Paper Structure
  • Teacher as professional
  • Influence of teacher beliefs on teaching and learning
  • Effective communication, management and classroom relationships
  • The ethical teacher
  • Inclusive classroom strategies
  • The reflective teacher
  • Introduction to the principles of planning and evaluation
  • Māori education related policies
  • Selected concepts within te ao Māori
  • Te reo Māori linked to mainstream classroom and wider school use
  • Treaty of Waitangi
  • Personal culture/self-identity
  • Disability and Deafness: Beyond labels
Teaching Arrangements
EDPR 131 comprises a mix of lectures, tutorials and five weeks' practicum in schools.
Textbooks
Recommended Text:

D. Fraser, & M. Hill. (2016). (Eds.), The professional practice of teaching (5th ed.). South Melbourne, Australia: Cengage.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify and demonstrate the professional, ethical, legal and practical requirements of teachers.
  2. Examine the ways experiences shape ideas about teaching and learning.
  3. Demonstrate the elements of effective relationships and communication skills for teachers.
  4. Examine and reflect on practice taking cognisance of relevant education theory.
  5. Plan, implement and evaluate learning experiences.
  6. Demonstrate understanding of policies related to the inclusion of te reo me ngā tikanga Māori (Māori language and culture) within education settings.
  7. Identify and describe selected concepts from within te ao Māori (Māori world-view).
  8. Identify and describe key socio-cultural influences in the development of identities.
  9. Demonstrate understanding of the experiences of people with disability in terms of identity and place within society.

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (19 February 2018 - 16 November 2018)

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
N1 Monday 12:00-12:50 9-11, 15, 18, 29, 36-37

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Monday 13:00-14:50 9-16, 18-19, 22, 30-32, 36-40
A2 Wednesday 09:00-10:50 9-16, 18-19, 22, 30-32, 36-40
A3 Wednesday 13:00-14:50 9-16, 18-19, 22, 30-32, 36-40

1st Non standard period (19 February 2018 - 16 November 2018)

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