TEACH202-21A (HAM)

Te Whariki in Action: The Multi-modal Child

15 Points

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Te Kura Toi Tangata School of Education

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: lynda.brahne@waikato.ac.nz

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Paper Description

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This paper focuses on early language acquisition, literacy development and teaching strategies that provide infants, toddlers and young children with the best learning environment in which to maximise their potential and develop social competence. The paper explores ways to encourage children’s cultural identity through language and stories with an emphasis on tangata whenua.
Standards for the Teaching Profession developed in this paper are: 1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5
The cultural competencies of wananga, whanaungatanga, tangata whenuatanga, manaakitanga and ako as outlined in Tataiako: Cultural competencies for teachers of Maori learners addressed in this paper are: W1, W3, W4, WH1, WH2, WH3, WH4, WH5, M1, M2, M3, M4, TW2, TW4, A1, A2, A3, A4

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Paper Structure

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This 15 point paper and therefore involves 150 hours of workload in total. The paper runs from the week commencing Monday 2nd March to the week commencing Monday 1st June. It will be taught on campus and online.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • 1. Understand theories of language acquisition, including second and subsequent languages;
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  • 2. Consider the implications of, and support for, Te Reo Māori as a first language within Aotearoa/New Zealand;
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  • 3. Observe and analyse children’s language and interactions with adults;
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  • 4. Critique verbal and non-verbal interactions between adults and children, considering adults’ responsibilities in providing quality pedagogical experiences with infants, toddlers and young children;
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  • 5. Identify a range of strategies in order to provide a language and print rich environment that is conducive to language and literacy development for infants, toddlers and young children.
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  • 6. Provide opportunities that support children’s language, communication skills and social competences with a diverse range of children
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Assessment

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There are 3 compulsory assignments for this 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. Assignment 1: Essay
26 Mar 2021
11:30 PM
34
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Assignment 2: Evaluative report: Analysing adult/child interactions
7 May 2021
11:30 PM
33
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Assignment 3: Making a picture-book: Mana whenua resource
2 Jun 2021
11:30 PM
33
  • 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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All required readings will be made available electronically via the Reading List for TEACH202-20A (HAM&TGA). Readings for each tutorial will be announced in class and on Moodle. It is imperative that you have completed weekly readings BEFORE coming to class.

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Recommended Readings

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All recommended readings will be made available electronically via the Reading List for TEACH202-20A (HAM&TGA).

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Other Resources

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It is important that you read beyond the required readings. The Reading List contains some useful readings but you will need to search for your own readings to inform your assignments.
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Online Support

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This paper is supported by Moodle and will require some online tasks. You will find useful information in Moodle. Communication with lecturers will via Moodle announcements so please read these carefully
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Workload

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This is a 15 point paper so the workload over the semester is expected to be 150 hours. You need to be regularly reading and working on assignments when not in class. Remember that taking on extra employment is likely to put your study at serious risk. We recommend no more than 10 hours part-time work per week. Attendance is class is vital as it is only through participating and listening to others that your understanding is deepened. It also demonstrates your commitment to the profession which is a competency that is required for meeting the standards for graduating.
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Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisite papers: 60 points at 100 level in the Bachelor of Teaching programme including TEACH100.

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