TEEDU300-22I (NET)

Concepts of Learning and Teaching 3

15 Points

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Te Kura Toi Tangata School of Education

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Paper Description

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This paper critically examines educational issues, and current and innovative approaches to learning, teaching and assessment. It focuses on teaching as inquiry and emphasises evidence-based decision-making about teaching and learning.

As a paper for those completing their degree having deferred for whatever reason, it reflects the content structure and assignment design of the 2021 versions.

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Paper Structure

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This paper is a compulsory paper in the Bachelor of Teaching degree. Teaching and learning will be conducted online through synchronous and asynchronous platforms such as Moodle, Zoom and Panopto.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Critically examine the purpose of education and educational practices (e.g. curriculum decision-making, assessment) in the New Zealand context
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  • Demonstrate knowledge of Teaching as Inquiry and what this means for the development of their professional practice.
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  • Critically examine the importance of developing effective communication and relationships with colleagues, and strengthening authentic partnerships with whanau and the local community to support children's learning
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  • Review and critically examine educational issues and their implications for teachers' work.
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  • Critically examine the ways assessment informs teacher decision-making.
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  • Demonstrate data literacy/fluency and critically examine the purpose and practices of assessment for diverse learners in a range of educational contexts
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Assessment

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Assignment One is a milestone assignment signalling a point in time to look back at the development of your pedagogical practice to date and focus your knowledge and experience of inquiry (including from practicums) to culminate in a presentation of a synthesis of this learning, within the scenario of an interview for a teaching position.

Assignment Two is aimed at demonstrating your knowledge acquisition, application and transfer into practice regarding the nature and use of assessment evidence.

Assignment Three begins from the point of assignment one and requires identification of a broader issue impacting on student achievement for investigation.

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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. Presentation: Focusing on Inquiry
13 May 2022
11:00 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Quiz: Nature and use of evidence
23 May 2022
11:00 PM
35
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Written Submission
10 Jun 2022
11:00 PM
35
  • 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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The required readings for the paper are available on Talis at this URL https://waikato.rl.talis.com/index.html. The reading list can also be accessed via the Reading List tab on Moodle or from the Reading List tab on the Library homepage.

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Recommended Readings

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Primary

Fraser, D., & Hill, M. (Eds.) (2016). The professional practice of teaching in New Zealand (5th ed.). Cengage

or Hill, M., & Thrupp, M. (Eds.) (2019). The professional practice of teaching in New Zealand (6th ed.). Cengage

Duchesne, S., & McMaugh, A. (Eds.) (2016). Educational psychology for learning and teaching (5th ed.). Cengage

Hubbard, R., & Miller Power, B. (2003). The art of classroom inquiry: A handbook for teacher-researchers (Rev.ed.). Heinemann

ECE

Clark, C., & Grey, A. (Eds.) (2010). Perspectives on early childhood education. Ata kitea Te Pae Scanning the horizon. Pearson.

O'Connor, A., & Diggins, C. (2002). On reflection : Reflective practice for early childhood educators. Open Mind Publishing.

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Other Resources

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The books can be purchased through the Bookstore on campus or through online websites such as The Book Depository http://www.bookdepository.co.uk/)

You are also expected to source relevant reading material independently through the Library catalogue and databases in accordance with your specific interests and assignment work in this paper.

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Online Support

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Across the paper there is a series of online tasks, designed to support you with your learning. All tasks will be accessed via Moodle, however, you will need to also use the library website, and a range of webpages to help you complete this paper.

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.

Support is available from the Education Librarians Alistair Lamb and Mel Chivers. Other resources available from the top level of Moodle and from Student Learning http://www.waikato.ac.nz/students/student­learning/.

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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 online teaching hours 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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Primary: This paper has links to TEPRO310
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Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisite papers: TEEDU200 and TEPRO200 or TEPRO210.

Corequisite(s)

Equivalent(s)

Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: TOITU301

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