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EDUC253 Making Learning Happen

Means of facilitating classroom learning; conditions that foster learning; learning structures; resources; partnerships in learning.

This paper is not confined to learning in a classroom. Students from other areas of the University have enjoyed success in this paper (e.g. social workers, fitness trainers, sports coaches, music tutors).

Paper title Making Learning Happen
Paper code EDUC253
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $851.85
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Prerequisite
EDUC 101 or EDUC 102 or 108 points.
Restriction
EDUC 257
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
With approval, students who have passed EDUC 105 prior to 2017 may be admitted without the normal prerequisite.
Contact
ross.notman@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Coordinator: Associate Professor Ross Notman
Textbooks
Edwards, C. H. & Watts, V. (2008). Classroom discipline and management: An Australasian perspective (2nd ed.). Milton, Queensland: John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd. (Available on close reserve at the Robertson Library)
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this paper, the student will be able to:
  1. Identify physical, emotional and intellectual features of environments that facilitate effective learning and develop a range of strategies and procedures to construct such environments
  2. Analyse critically the appropriateness of a range of models of classroom management within a contemporary framework of teaching and learning
  3. Articulate and defend the personal theories, beliefs and thinking that guide their own approaches to learning and engage in critical discourse on their own and others' practices
  4. Demonstrate their understanding of current classroom learning issues within a New Zealand context
  5. Demonstrate their ability to communicate effectively in writing in an appropriate academic style and standard

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Timetable

Second Semester

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
T1 Tuesday 15:00-15:50 28-34, 36-41

Means of facilitating classroom learning; conditions that foster learning; learning structures; resources; partnerships in learning.

This paper is not confined to learning in a classroom. Students from other areas of the University have enjoyed success in this paper (e.g. social workers, fitness trainers, sports coaches, music tutors).

Paper title Making Learning Happen
Paper code EDUC253
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $868.95
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,656.70

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Prerequisite
EDUC 101 or EDUC 102 or 108 points.
Restriction
EDUC 257
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
With approval, students who have passed EDUC 105 prior to 2017 may be admitted without the normal prerequisite.
Contact
ross.notman@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Coordinator: Professor Ross Notman
Textbooks
Edwards, C. H. & Watts, V. (2008). Classroom discipline and management: An Australasian perspective (2nd ed.). Milton, Queensland: John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd. (Available on close reserve at the Robertson Library)
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this paper, the student will be able to:
  1. Identify physical, emotional and intellectual features of environments that facilitate effective learning and develop a range of strategies and procedures to construct such environments
  2. Analyse critically the appropriateness of a range of models of classroom management within a contemporary framework of teaching and learning
  3. Articulate and defend the personal theories, beliefs and thinking that guide their own approaches to learning and engage in critical discourse on their own and others' practices
  4. Demonstrate their understanding of current classroom learning issues within a New Zealand context
  5. Demonstrate their ability to communicate effectively in writing in an appropriate academic style and standard

^ Top of page

Timetable

Second Semester

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
T1 Tuesday 15:00-15:50 28-34, 36-41