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EDUC335 Constructions of Learning in Education Settings

Critical examination of a range of key issues to identify pedagogy and practice in relation to diverse learners.

This is a core paper for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) degree.
The central focus of EDUC 335 Constructions of Learning in Education Settings is on catering for diverse learners. This key thread is woven through four inter-related modules that integrate theoretical perspectives as a foundation for their practical application in the primary classroom.

Paper title Constructions of Learning in Education Settings
Paper code EDUC335
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year, Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $813.45
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Prerequisite
EDUC 252
Restriction
EDUT 331
Limited to
BEd, BTchg, GradDipEdTchg
Notes
(i) TESOL, Te Pōkai Mātauranga o te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural Education) and Primary Education students only. (ii) BEd (TESOL) students are exempt from the EDPR 332 corequisite.
Contact
brenda.shanks@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Coordinator: Dr Brenda Shanks (Southland)
Other staff: Associate Professor Ross Notman (Dunedin); Dr David Berg (Dunedin); Dr Gill Rutherford (Dunedin)
Paper Structure
The four modules that comprise this paper are:
  • Behaviour for learning
  • Inclusive education
  • Assessment for learning
  • Student transitions
Teaching Arrangements
Participation in this paper involves attendance at a weekly lecture and subsequent tutorial/workshop.
Textbooks
The required text for this paper is:
Davies, A. & Hill, M. (2009). Making classroom assessment work. Wellington: NZCER Press.

A recommended text for this paper is:
Roffey, S. (2011). The new teacher's survival guide to behaviour (2nd ed.). London: Paul Chapman.

Other readings required in this paper are accessed from Course Reserve and Blackboard.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Participants develop the ability to reflect, debate and critically analyse relevant education policy and pedagogical practices that promote student learning within an inclusive classroom environment.

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Timetable

Full Year

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Wednesday 14:00-14:50 9-15, 17-20, 28-33, 39

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Thursday 09:00-09:50 10-15, 17-20, 28-33, 39
T2 Thursday 10:00-10:50 10-15, 17-20, 28-33, 39
T3 Friday 13:00-13:50 10-14, 17-20, 28-33, 39

Full Year

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

Critical examination of a range of key issues to identify pedagogy and practice in relation to diverse learners.

This is a core paper for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) degree.
The central focus of EDUC 335 Constructions of Learning in Education Settings is on catering for diverse learners. This key thread is woven through four inter-related modules that integrate theoretical perspectives as a foundation for their practical application in the primary classroom.

Paper title Constructions of Learning in Education Settings
Paper code EDUC335
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year, Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $829.65
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,656.70

^ Top of page

Prerequisite
EDUC 252
Restriction
EDUT 331
Limited to
BEd, BTchg, GradDipEdTchg
Notes
(i) TESOL, Te Pōkai Mātauranga o te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural Education) and Primary Education students only. (ii) BEd (TESOL) students are exempt from the EDPR 332 corequisite.
Contact
brenda.shanks@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Coordinator: Dr Brenda Shanks (Southland)
Other staff: Professor Ross Notman (Dunedin); Dr David Berg (Dunedin); Dr Gill Rutherford (Dunedin)
Paper Structure
The four modules that comprise this paper are:
  • Behaviour for learning
  • Inclusive education
  • Assessment for learning
  • Student transitions
Teaching Arrangements
Participation in this paper involves attendance at a weekly lecture and subsequent tutorial/workshop.
Textbooks
The required text for this paper is:
Davies, A. & Hill, M. (2009). Making classroom assessment work. Wellington: NZCER Press.

A recommended text for this paper is:
Roffey, S. (2011). The new teacher's survival guide to behaviour (2nd ed.). London: Paul Chapman.

Other readings required in this paper are accessed from Course Reserve and Blackboard.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Participants develop the ability to reflect, debate and critically analyse relevant education policy and pedagogical practices that promote student learning within an inclusive classroom environment.

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Wednesday 14:00-14:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-20, 28-33, 39

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Thursday 09:00-09:50 10-13, 15-20, 28-33, 39
T2 Thursday 10:00-10:50 10-13, 15-20, 28-33, 39
T3 Friday 13:00-13:50 10-12, 15-20, 28-33, 39

Full Year

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