Te Whariki in Action: Agents of Change
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This is a 15 credit paper and therefore involves a total of 150 learning hours
At 300 level there is an expectation that students will have a total of 36-60 contact hours
The paper is taught partially online and face-to-face, and is inclusive of students' final Professional Experience TEPRO 300
Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:
Demonstrate the following Learning Outcomes
Linked to the following assessments:
- Build on their understanding and skills in relation to reflective practice and its contemporary location within early childhood education self review and internal evaluation.
- Demonstrate an applied understanding of contemporary ECE self-review process in Aotearoa NZ
- Identify an area of pedagogical practice for improvement, based on real-life experiences in ECE, and locate it within curriculum, policy, theory and research
- Show well developed systematic analytical and interpretative skills in identifying, generating and analysing data as evidence to inform an evaluation of their practice
- Articulate a plan for improvement that draws on a detailed evaluation of practice
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.
Error: Assessment components must add up to 100%
At least one Assessment Component needs to be entered
|Component Description||Due Date||Time||Percentage of overall mark||Submission Method||Compulsory|
|1. Assessment 1: Plan: Implementing Te Whāriki||
23 Jul 2021
|2. Assessment 2 - Online discussions with international ECE colleagues||
29 Oct 2021
|3. Assessment 3: Reflection on being an agent of change||
5 Nov 2021
Required and Recommended Readings*
Some required and some optional readings are available electronically via the Reading List for TEACH302. You can access these via the Reading List tab on Moodle or via the Reading Lists tab on the library homepage (https://www.waikato.ac.nz/library/ (https://www.waikato.ac.nz/library/)
There will also be a range of texts available in class for students to use or borrow. Students are also encouraged to source relevant material for their chosen focus through The University of Waikato Library databases online.
This paper is supported by an online Moodle site. Notices will be distributed through this site, and all assignments (except in class presentations) must be submitted through the site.
The site will be regularly updated with any relevant information. You should check the class Moodle site on a regular basis.
You can use the online website for general questions, for giving feedback on how things are going, and for contacting your lecturer. Any personal issues can be discussed with your lecturer/the paper convenor via email firstname.lastname@example.org or if they are of a general nature via the Q & A forum on the Moodle site.
Linkages to Other Papers*
Prerequisite papers: TEACH201
Restricted papers: TEPS210