EDUCA110-18A (HAM)

Learning and Teaching 1

15 Points

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Te Kura Toi Tangata Faculty of Education
Te Hononga Curriculum and Pedagogy

Staff

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Convenor(s)

Lecturer(s)

Administrator(s)

: helen.findlay@waikato.ac.nz
: janene.harris@waikato.ac.nz
: sussi.bell@waikato.ac.nz
: christine.stewart@waikato.ac.nz

Placement Coordinator(s)

Tutor(s)

Student Representative(s)

Lab Technician(s)

Librarian(s)

: alistair.lamb@waikato.ac.nz
: hinerangi.kara@waikato.ac.nz
: melanie.chivers@waikato.ac.nz
: mahue.dewes@waikato.ac.nz

You can contact staff by:

  • Calling +64 7 838 4466 select option 1, then enter the extension.
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Paper Description

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In this paper, students will have opportunities to:

  • Develop their capacities to reflect on diverse understandings of learning, teaching and education via engagement with the academic literature as well as critical consideration of their own experiences
  • Enhance their knowledge of a range of influential learning theories
  • Critically consider the role of innovative educational practices to engage diverse learners and shape the trajectories of educational systems
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Paper Structure

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The paper will be taught using a blended and flipped approach, whereby students will work both online and face-to-face.

Each week, students will be required to prepare for the scheduled class by viewing, reading or investigating the topic of study. Resources and guidance will be provided in Moodle for this purpose.

A single class session will be held at the Hamilton campus on Fridays. This face-to-face session will be a combined lecture/tutorial which emphasises interactive learning.

  • Friday, 10.00am-12.00pm, TT 1.05

Following the class, students will work in moderated discussion groups within Moodle to extend consideration of the weekly focus. These discussion groups will involve both students and teaching staff and will be monitored by the paper convenor.

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Reflect critically on views of learning, teaching and education through reference to salient theoretical approaches
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  • Explore and analyse a range of learning theories and reflect on the implications of these for educational practice, both historically and contemporarily
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  • Research, critique and plan for a range of learning and teaching approaches to engage diverse learners in an educational context
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  • Use a range of digital literacies to communicate information, observing and demonstrating appropriate standards of digital literacy
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  • Demonstrate appropriate undergraduate standards of university scholarship, critical reflection and analysis
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  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills related to academic literacy, including academic reading, writing, critique and use of evidence
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Assessment

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Please note that all assessment items outlined below are compulsory. As such, all students must submit all assessment items in order to successfully complete the paper.
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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Personal Reflection - 30%
13 Apr 2018
5:00 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Essay - 30%
14 May 2018
5:00 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Lesson Plan and Write-Up - 40%
8 Jun 2018
5:00 PM
40
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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Please refer to the e-readings list for the paper.
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Online Support

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Moodle
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Workload

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Students are expected to prepare for the face-to-face class run each week by completing indicated readings and revising any other notes made available on Moodle. In addition to attending and participating in class, students are expected to actively engage in online discussions on a regular basis.

This 15-point paper comprises approximately 150 hours of study over the semester.

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Linkages to Other Papers

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Prerequisite(s)

Corequisite(s)

Equivalent(s)

Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: HDCO210 and TEEDU100

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