TEEDU100-23B (TGA)

Concepts of Learning and Teaching 1

15 Points

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The University of Waikato
Academic Divisions
Division of Education
Te Kura Toi Tangata School of Education

Staff

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Convenor(s)

Lecturer(s)

Administrator(s)

: trish.watson@waikato.ac.nz

Placement/WIL Coordinator(s)

Tutor(s)

Student Representative(s)

Lab Technician(s)

Librarian(s)

: anne.ferrier-watson@waikato.ac.nz

You can contact staff by:

  • Calling +64 7 838 4466 select option 1, then enter the extension.
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What this paper is about

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Paper Structure

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 is made up of a weekly compulsory lecture, a weekly tutorial and 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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How this paper will be taught

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This paper requires you to attend a one-hour lecture and a two-hour tutorial each week.
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Required Readings

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Primary

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

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Recommended Readings

Refer to online reading list for an overview of the weekly readings. The required readings for the paper are available on Talis. This reading list can also be accessed via the Reading List tab on Moodle or the Reading list tab on the library homepage.

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Explain a range of learning theories and critically examine what these mean in practice
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  • Demonstrate an understanding of the unique context in which teachers work, and demonstrate an understanding of culturally responsive teaching
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  • Identify influences on their beliefs about disability and inclusion
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  • Research, design, plan, implement and evaluate a range of learning and teaching approaches to engage diverse learners in educational contexts
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  • Use a range of digital technologies to communicate and explain information, observing and demonstrating appropriate standards of digital literacy
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  • 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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Assessments

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How you will be assessed

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Assessment for this paper is based on participation, written work and assigned tasks. You must contact the Paper Coordinator (or a nominee), if you have any problems associated with these assessment requirements.
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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: Multimedia report: Disability Awareness (1500 words)
4 Aug 2023
5:00 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Professional Learning Group
15 Sep 2023
5:00 PM
35
  • In Class: In Tutorial
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Designing a UDL environment: Team task/Individual component
6 Oct 2023
5:00 PM
35
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
  • Presentation: In Class
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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