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EDPR335 Professional Practice B

In this paper students integrate knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant to the independent practice of teaching for an extended period in a classroom setting; and interrogate their knowledge of teaching the New Zealand Curriculum with an emphasis on their specialist subject through critical reflection on their classroom practice.

Paper title Professional Practice B
Paper code EDPR335
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period(s) Second Semester, Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $813.45
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Prerequisite
EDPR 334
Pre or Corequisite
EDCR 331 and EDUC 335
Restriction
EDUP 322
Limited to
GradDipEdTchg
Notes
Te Pōkai Mātauranga o te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural Education) and Primary Education students only.
Contact
Raylene Galvin, raylene.galvin@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Raylene Galvin (Dunedin)
Teaching Arrangements
This paper includes a practicum with 15 days of sustained teaching in a New Zealand school.
Textbooks
A list of recommended readings for this paper is included in the course outline.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
  1. Implement multiple strategies to plan, teach and assess learning experiences based on subject knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge and explicit knowledge of students and the school community (sustain a programme for a minimum of three weeks).
  2. Create and maintain relationships with all children that reflect a socio-cultural view of learning and behaviour.
  3. Create and maintain a differentiated learning environment that fosters active engagement, intrinsic motivation, and positive interaction for all children.
  4. Create and maintain programmes that result in affective and cognitive outcomes for all children.
  5. Reflect upon and engage in debate on the moral and ethical consequences of school policy and classroom practice.
  6. Continue to incorporate te reo me ngā tikanga Māori in teaching and learning.
  7. Maintain standards of professional conduct guided by legal and ethical principles.
Paper Structure
  • Inclusive classrooms
  • Assessment for learning
  • Facilitating learning
  • Positive learning strategies
  • Reflective practice
  • Moral and ethical consequences of school policy and classroom practice

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Timetable

Second Semester

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

Second Semester

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