Details for Perspectives of Professional Practice
This unit provides a framework for students to observe professional teaching in action and to consider how this actualises and embodies evidence-based theory and practice and evidences a Christian worldview. Students are required to analyse how teaching and learning theory is applied in educational contexts and to develop a foundational knowledge of what constitutes good practice. This subject provides a working context for the application and discussion of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers together with related policies and procedures.
- Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
- Course code: EDU117
- Credit points: 10
Pre-requisites: EDU116 Introduction to Learning Theory (or 40 credit points)
Awards offering Perspectives of Professional Practice
This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:
- Identify and discuss the essential elements and principles of effective teaching and learning through observing professional teachers in action.
- Describe engaging, effective teaching and learning environments and discuss how these embody related evidence-based theory and evidence a Christian worldview.
- Discuss how the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers are integrated and applied in professional practice.
- Work in a professional learning community to synthesise and illustrate the key aspects of effective teaching and learning based on experiential learning observations.
- Introduction to Course, lecturer, assessments, and experiential learning.
- Goal Setting
- Observations and PEX requirements
- Good Educational Practice
- Revision of Semester 1 Units
- Developing a Portfolio
- Review of Learning
This course may be offered in the following formats
- Face-to-Face (onsite)
- eLearning (online)
- Journal/Personal Reflections (20%)
- Case Study and Reflection (30%)
- Observation Portfolio (50%)
Primary Readings provided