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EDPR131 Te Weu - Professional Studies and Practice 1

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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 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (15 February 2021 - 19 November 2021) (On campus)
1st Non standard period (15 February 2021 - 19 November 2021) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $872.70
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,073.40

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Limited to
BEdSt, BTchg
Notes
Primary Education students only.
Contact

Dr Jane Tilson, jane.tilson@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Paper Co-ordinators: Dr Jane Tilson
Other staff, Dunedin: Dr Gill Rutherford
Catherine Morrison
Yvonne Brouwer
Southland: To be confirmed

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

Students who successfully complete this paper will

  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 (15 February 2021 - 19 November 2021)

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 08:00-08:50 10, 12-13, 20
Monday 12:00-12:50 28, 33

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Monday 13:00-14:50 10-11, 13, 15-16, 20-21, 29-32, 34, 37-40
A2 Wednesday 10:00-11:50 10-11, 13, 15-16, 20-21, 29-32, 34, 37-40
A3 Thursday 08:00-09:50 10-11, 13, 15-16, 20-21, 29-32, 34, 37-40
A4 Tuesday 08:00-09:50 13
Tuesday 10:00-11:50 10-11, 15-16, 20-21, 29-32, 34, 37-40

1st Non standard period (15 February 2021 - 19 November 2021)

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

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 11:00-11:50 28-31
Monday 13:00-13:50 39
Tuesday 09:00-09:50 30, 33, 36, 38-41
Tuesday 11:00-11:50 9-13, 15-16, 20
Thursday 11:00-11:50 9-12
Thursday 11:00-12:20 13, 15-17, 20

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.

Paper title Te Weu
Paper code EDPR131
Subject Education
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (21 February 2022 - 25 November 2022) (On campus)
1st Non standard period (21 February 2022 - 25 November 2022) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2022 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
BTchg
Notes
Primary Education students only.
Contact

Dr Jane Tilson, jane.tilson@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Paper Co-ordinators: Dr Jane Tilson
Other staff, Dunedin: Dr Gill Rutherford
Catherine Morrison
Yvonne Brouwer
Southland: Julie Mynes
Raiha Johnson

Paper Structure
  • Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Teacher as professional
  • The ethical teacher
  • Personal culture/self-identity
  • E-learning/digital tools and digital citizenship
  • Effective communication, management and classroom relationships
  • Introduction to learning languages
  • Inclusive classroom strategies
  • Māori education related policies
  • Selected concepts within te ao Māori
  • Te reo Māori linked to mainstream classroom and wider school use
  • The reflective teacher
Teaching Arrangements

EDPR 131 comprises a mix of lectures, tutorials and six weeks' practicum in schools.

Textbooks

Recommended Text:

Hill, M. & Yhrupp, M. (2019). The Professional Practice of Teaching in New Zealand ( 6th Ed.). Albany, Auckland, New Zealand: Cengage Learning.

Additional readings available through eReserve.

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

Students who successfully complete this paper will

  • Identify and demonstrate an emerging awareness of the professional, ethical, legal, and practical requirements of teachers
  • Design, implement, evaluate, and critically reflect on learning experiences
  • Demonstrate understanding of Ministry initiatives related to the inclusion of te reo me ngā tikanga Māori
  • Identify and develop the identity of self and others within educational contexts
  • Demonstrate an emerging understanding of own assumptions and beliefs

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (21 February 2022 - 25 November 2022)

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 12:00-12:50 9, 13, 21, 28, 31, 36

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Monday 13:00-14:50 10-13, 18-20, 29-30, 32, 34, 37-41
A2 Tuesday 10:00-11:50 10-13, 18-20, 29-30, 32, 34, 37-41
A3 Wednesday 10:00-11:50 10-13, 18-20, 29-30, 32, 34, 37-41
A4 Wednesday 14:00-15:50 10-13, 18-20
Wednesday 15:00-16:50 29-30, 32, 34, 37-41
A5 Thursday 08:00-09:50 10-13, 18-20, 29-30, 32, 34, 37-41
A6 Thursday 15:00-16:50 10-13, 18-20, 29-30, 32, 34, 37-41

1st Non standard period (21 February 2022 - 25 November 2022)

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

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 11:00-12:20 28-31, 39
Tuesday 09:00-09:50 30, 33, 36, 38-41
Friday 09:00-10:20 9-14, 17-18, 21
Friday 11:00-11:50 9-14, 20