TEEDU100-22X (NET)

Concepts of Learning and Teaching 1

15 Points

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Division of Education
Te Kura Toi Tangata School of Education

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Convenor(s)

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: christine.stewart@waikato.ac.nz

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: alistair.lamb@waikato.ac.nz
: melanie.chivers@waikato.ac.nz
: yilan.chen@waikato.ac.nz

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Paper Description

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This paper introduces students to the concepts and principles of teaching and learning. It prompts students to think clearly about how to enable others to learn in a variety of contexts. Reflecting on the theory-to-practice links, students will examine and critique learning and teaching approaches to engage diverse learners within a range of educational contexts. Students will consider the implications of learning in a digital age and present information in ways that are professional and appropriate for diverse learners.
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Paper Structure

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This paper is a compulsory paper in the Bachelor of Teaching degree. This course has a credit value of 15 points. It is expected that students will complete a minimum of 150 hours of study to successfully obtain a passing grade for this course. These hours are made up of 48 face-to-face hours which are made up of weekly discussions, a weekly task sheet and other online work. The remainder of the time is intended to be used as personal study and preparation time to complete assessment tasks and readings.

Professional requirements

On graduation from an Initial Teacher Education Programme the provider must attest to The Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand | Matatū Aotearoa that you are a person:

  • of good character
  • are fit to be a teacher
  • have met the Standards for the teaching profession.

A student who has not met these criteria based on evidence collected as they engage in paper across the ITE programme cannot graduate. Indicators that you are of good character and fit to teach includes; regular and punctual attendance and positive contribution in class; the ability to relate to peers, children, teachers, and university staff appropriately; and the ability to plan for a safe high-quality teaching and learning environment.

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • 1. Explain a range of learning theories and critically examine what these mean in practice.
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  • 2. Demonstrate an understanding of the unique context in which teachers work, and demonstrate an understanding of culturally responsive teaching.
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  • 3. Identify influences on their beliefs about disability and inclusion.
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  • 4. Research, design, plan, implement and evaluate a range of learning and teaching approaches to engage diverse learners in educational contexts.
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  • 5. Use a range of digital technologies to communicate and explain information, observing and demonstrating appropriate standards of digital literacy.
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  • 6. Demonstrate appropriate undergraduate standards of university scholarship, critical reflection, and analysis; and demonstrate knowledge, skills and abilities related to academic literacy including academic reading, writing, critique and use of evidence
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Assessment

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Assessment for this paper is based on participation, written work and assigned tasks. You must contact the Paper Coordinator, Maggie Lyall (or a nominee), if you have any problems associated with these assessment requirements.
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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. Taumahi 1: Multimedia report Disability awareness
19 Aug 2022
11:30 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Taumahi 2: Article summary and personal response
23 Sep 2022
11:30 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Taumahi 3: Designing an Innovative Learning Environment
21 Oct 2022
11:30 PM
40
  • Online: Moodle Forum Discussion
  • 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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Hill, M., & Thrupp, M. (2019). The professional practice of teaching in New Zealand (6th ed.). Cengage Learning.

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Recommended Readings

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Refer to online reading list for an overview of the weekly readings. The required readings for the paper are available on Talis HERE. This reading list can also be accessed via the Reading List tab on Moodle or the Reading list tab on the library homepage and you can also cut and paste this link https://rl.talis.com/3/waikato/lists/8BB5F150-9CA4-D503-DAFD-B7D6C3260F0D.html?lang=en-US
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Other Resources

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An online video clip and/or panopto will be available on moodle each week to align with the weekly topic.
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Online Support

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PLEASE NOTE: Moodle is used for class notices (Announcements). It is your responsibility to check the site regularly and read the Moodle email notifications. Instructions provided in this way on Moodle and in lectures are whole class notices.

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Workload

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This course has a credit value of 15 points. It is expected that students will complete a minimum of 150 hours of study to successfully obtain a passing grade for this course. These hours are made up of 48 hours of online participation and independent learning tasks. The remainder of the time is intended to be used as personal study and preparation time to complete assessment tasks and readings.
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Linkages to Other Papers

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This paper provides opportunities for students to develop the skills, attributes, and knowledge related to the University of Waikato, Faculty of Education, BTchg graduate profile. Students completing this paper:

  • Develop professional knowledge, professional practice and professional values and relationships as outlined in Our Code Our Standards.
  • Develop Tātaiako cultural competences of wananga, whanaungatanga, tangata whenuatanga, manaakitanga and ako
  • Develop Tapasā cultural competence Turu 2 and Turu 3.
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Prerequisite(s)

Corequisite(s)

Equivalent(s)

Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: EDUCA110, HMDEV100, TEPS110, TEPS122

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