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EDUC578 Extended Evidence-based Inquiry (Secondary)

Extending the inquiry approach in specified curriculum areas for sustained teaching and learning, engagement focused on professional and collaborative relationships, a learning culture which engages diverse learners, engagement with te reo Māori me ngā Tikanga-a-iwi and pedagogically-informed ICT use.

Paper title Extended Evidence-based Inquiry (Secondary)
Paper code EDUC578
Subject Education
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (9 July 2018 - 30 November 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,967.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $6,528.00

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EDUC 478 and EICT 199 and ELIT 199 and (EMAT 196 or EMAT 197)
Limited to
Secondary Education only.
Dr Margie Campbell-Price,
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Margie Campbell-Price
Other staff: Dr Kate Rice, Jenny Vermunt
Paper Structure
  • Implementing an inquiry approach
  • Developing and maintaining professional relationships
    • Colleagues
    • Community
    • Learners
  • Enhanced engagement with te reo Māori me ngā tikanga Māori in the educational setting
  • Assessment for learning
    • Formative assessment
    • Data-informed decision making
    • Communicating results
    • Evaluating teaching and learning outcomes
  • Planning for sustained engagement
    • Designing data driven learning interventions
    • Engaging diverse learners
    • Reflection and evaluation
  • Integrating and evaluating the use of ICT in teaching and learning
  • Refining personal philosophies of teaching
Teaching Arrangements
In this paper you will have one extended period of teaching - six weeks in the classroom. Further information about the extended school experiences is detailed in the MTchgLn handbook.

The paper will be delivered in one 2-hour class per week.
McGee, C., & Fraser, D. (Eds.) (2012). The professional practice of teaching (4th ed). South Melbourne, Australia: Cengage
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of this paper, student teachers will be able to:
  1. Independently design, implement and evaluate evidence-based learner interventions for teaching;
  2. Sustain professionalism in all aspects of their practice including engagement with te reo Māori me ngā tikanga Māori;
  3. Critically apply and evaluate theories of teaching as inquiry to curriculum delivery;
  4. Independently gather, analyse and interpret assessment data to inform pedagogical decisions for students in years 7-13; and,
  5. Articulate and justify the refinement of their personal and professional philosophy of teaching and learning.

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1st Non standard period (9 July 2018 - 30 November 2018)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
L1 Tuesday 09:00-10:50 28-32, 42-45, 47
Friday 11:00-11:50 28
Friday 12:00-12:50 29, 31-32, 42-45, 47


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Thursday 11:00-12:50 28-32
B1 Monday 09:00-11:50 49
Tuesday 09:00-11:50 49
Wednesday 09:00-11:50 49
Thursday 09:00-11:50 49
Friday 09:00-11:50 49
C1 Monday 13:00-15:50 49
Tuesday 13:00-15:50 49
Wednesday 13:00-15:50 49
Thursday 13:00-15:50 49