Warning! This subject requires you to do a practical placement, please see Special Requirements for more information.
- Unit orientation; effective teaching and communication
- Digital professional portfolio Reflective and responsive practices
- The cycle of learning and teaching
- Lesson planning
- Learning and teaching strategies
- Grouping and group work
- Planning for all students needs
- Building relationships
- Teaching Performance Assessment: Planning
- Professional experience placement preparation
- Review and Reflection
- Standard Media
- Online assignment submission
- Web links
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Audio/Video conferencing
- Audio-Video streaming
- Online Assessment
- Resources and Links
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- PlacementDetails - This subject includes a 2-week professional experience placement in a school. Placements are undertaken on a full-time basis in a continuous block.
This is the first in the suite of professional experience subjects and includes both a theory and a practical component (a placement in a school). The subject explores philosophies and theories related to teaching and then introduces the nature and role of effective planning for a diverse groups of learners. Specific attention is given to lesson planning that includes selecting objectives and appropriate teaching, learning, assessment strategies and resources. The subject also addresses professional responsibilities, effective communication and reflective practices to support learning. The professional experience practical assessment is a 2 week full-time block placement intended to enable practical application of the knowledge and skills gained, along with providing students with insights into the complexity of the teacher’s role. All required clearances to work with children must be obtained and valid, and all other professional experience requirements met. Both theory and practical components must be passed in order to pass the subject.
To view the Practicum Calendar, please see below:
EDP210, EDP227, EDP320 Placement Calendar 2019 (PDF, 25KB)
Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.
Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.
- Lesson Plans (50%)
- Professional Task Learning and Teaching Plans (50%)
- Professional Experience Placement (Pass/Fail%)