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|
|Teaching period(s)||Second Semester, Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$813.45|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,585.00|
- EDPR 334
- Pre or Corequisite
- EDCR 331 and EDUC 335
- EDUP 322
- Limited to
- Te Pōkai Mātauranga o te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural Education) and Primary Education students only.
- Raylene Galvin, firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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.
- 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
- 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).
- Create and maintain relationships with all children that reflect a socio-cultural view of learning and behaviour.
- Create and maintain a differentiated learning environment that fosters active engagement, intrinsic motivation, and positive interaction for all children.
- Create and maintain programmes that result in affective and cognitive outcomes for all children.
- Reflect upon and engage in debate on the moral and ethical consequences of school policy and classroom practice.
- Continue to incorporate te reo me ngā tikanga Māori in teaching and learning.
- 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