Professional Practices 2 (KCSE3201)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit is designed to focus on student skills as emerging teachers and in particular, develop and refine skills in reflection and communication. Students will focus on understanding learner diversity needs in the classroom with particular focus on multicultural, gender, and Aboriginal students' learning diversity. In preparation for the Professional Experience which is a component of this unit; students will practice questioning, listening and responding techniques and will build knowledge of a range of theoretical perspectives on classroom management to be practiced in the classroom. Students will investigate a range of policies that contribute to quality outcomes for students, including; multicultural, anti-racism, student welfare and discipline policies. The Australian Professional Standards for Teachers will be discussed in relation to the requirements of this Professional Experience. Students will also consider ways to engage parents and the wider community in the education process and plan for ongoing professional growth and development.
Further unit of study information
presentation (10%) and in-class exam (2 x 15%) and reflective practice (30%) and report (30%) and in-school experience
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
Study this unit outside a degree
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