TEEDU300-23B (HAM)

Concepts of Learning and Teaching 3

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)

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: trish.watson@waikato.ac.nz

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

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What this paper is about

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Welcome to TEEDU300.

This paper develops and sustains a number of connections to:

  • your beliefs and practices as a member of a professional group
  • effective pedagogy and your developing pedagogy
  • assessment practices and the use of assessment evidence
  • your ongoing development of effective communication (written and oral) and professional relationships

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

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How this paper will be taught

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This paper will be taught through face to face classes and Moodle interactions.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Critically examine the ways assessment informs teacher decision-making.
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  • Review and critically examine educational issues and their implications for teachers' work.
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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 purpose of education and educational practices (e.g. curriculum decision-making, assessment) in the New Zealand context.
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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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  • Critically examine the importance of developing effective communication and relationships with colleagues, and strengthening authentic partnerships with whānau and the local community to support children's learning.
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Assessments

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How you will be assessed

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Assignment one involves working with a group to 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. You will prepare and present materials to help others learn about an aspect of communication and school-community relationships. [LO 2,4,6]

Assignment two requires you to answer short-answer questions about teaching as inquiry. [LO 3]

Assignment three is a test focusing on the nature and use of assessment evidence. [LO 1,5]

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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 - Communication and community partnerships
6 Oct 2023
11:00 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Assignment 2 - Teaching as inquiry
20 Oct 2023
11:00 PM
35
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Assessment 3 - Quiz
2 Nov 2023
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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