Education, Teachers and Teaching (EDUF1018)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study is the first part of Education I and provides a general introduction to education and teaching. The unit integrates the following themes: knowledge, culture and the curriculum; teaching as a process and way of life; and, teachers as life-long learners and researchers. Within this unit, students are also mentored by more experienced students during their first semester transition to the university. At the conclusion of the unit students should have developed and demonstrated an understanding of the complex character of teachers' work.

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Classes

2x1-hr lectures/wk, 1x1-hr tutorial/wk, 1x1-hr mentoring seminar/wk

Assessment

2000wd essay (35%) and 3000wd essay (35%) and seminar presentation (30%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prohibitions

EDUF1011

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