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Teaching Development 3: PrEx 20 days
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- 26 Jun 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge and understanding of physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students and how these may affect learning (GTSD 1.1.1);
- demonstrate knowledge and understanding of strategies for differentiating teaching and ensuring student safety to support inclusive student participation and engagement by meeting the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities, including gifted and talented (GTSD 1.5.1, 3.1.1, 4.1.1, 4.5.1, 5.4.1);
- demonstrate a range of verbal and non-verbal communication strategies to support student engagement (GTSD 3.5.1);
- demonstrate knowledge of practical approaches to manage challenging behaviour (GTSD 4.3.1);
- demonstrate broad knowledge and understanding of legislative requirements and teaching strategies that support participation and learning of students with disability (GTSD 1.6.1); and
- demonstrate competence during professional placement in a school setting (GTSD 2.3.1, 4.3.1, 5.1.1, 6.3.1).
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
Candidature in the Bachelor of Special and Inclusive Education Primary. To enrol in this subject you will need to pass the Prerequisite/s. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not pass the prerequisite subject/s.
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Placement requirements - This subject requires contact with children in an educational setting. Before entering the setting all students must have completed online Anaphylaxis training, an online Child Protection module, and have obtained a valid NSW Working with Children Check clearance (for those students wishing to complete their placement in NSW) or equivalent (for those students wishing to complete their placement outside NSW). This subject addresses Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at the Graduate Stage, otherwise referred to as Graduate Teacher Standard Descriptors (GTSD).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
As a primary school teacher, you are likely to encounter a wide range of students with differing and specific learning needs; including students who experience learning difficulties, and gifted and talented students. This development subject investigates the strategies you need to teach in multi-level classrooms (multi-ability and multi-grade/stage/age). You will learn how best to plan, manage and respond to challenging behaviours associated with boredom of gifted and talented students, or with common disabilities and disorders that may affect your students (Asperger Syndrome, Attention deficit disorder(ADD) and Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder(ADHD), Oppositional defiant disorder(ODD), Compulsive disorder(CD), Anxiety and Depression). You will learn how to identify the characteristics of each disorder, and plan and manage lessons in order to promote student engagement in a positive mainstream classroom. You will complete 20 days of professional experience in a primary school.
Assessment 1: Lesson Plan: 2000 words. Relates to GTSD: 1.5.1, 1.6.1, 3.1.1, 4.1.1, 4.5.1, 5.4.1. Relates to Learning Outcomes 2, 5; Assessment 2: Written Assessment: 2000 words (equivalent). Relates to GTSD: 1.1.1, 3.5.1, 4.3.1. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4; Assessment 3: Professional Experience: 20 days. Students are required to complete 20 days of school-based professional experience in an Australian School and receive a satisfactory report from their supervisor(s) in order to successfully pass this unit.Relates to GSTD: 2.3.1, 4.3.1, 5.1.1, 6.3.1. Relates to Learning Outcome 6.
- Assessment 1 - Lesson Plan 2000 words (50%)
- Assessment 2 - Written Assessment 2000 words (equivalent) (50%)
- Assessment 3 - Professional Experience - 20 days (%)
For textbook details check your university's handbook, website or learning management system (LMS).