TEEDU300-23X (NET)

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

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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
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How this paper will be taught

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This paper is a compulsory paper in the Bachelor of Teaching degree. TEEDU300 will be taught during the B Trimester period through to the end of the exam period around Practical Experience Three. Teaching and learning will be conducted online through Moodle, the use of Zoom and Panopto. Most of the class activity is asynchronous.

The paper will be taught in three modules:

1. Communication and Community partnerships

2. Teaching as Inquiry

3. Assessment/data literacy

ECE Timetable:
ECE will have x2 introductory sessions face to face on the Hamilton campus during the July block week
Mon 10th July - 9-12pm
Tue 11th July - 1-4pm
Then, from Mon 2nd October (following the 10-week Block professional Experience) the ECE cohort will have a regular Zoom slot for 2 hours every Monday 10am-12pm (2 Oct, 9 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 30 Oct) plus an expectation of 1-2 hours of online contribution per week.
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Required Readings

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Reading list provided
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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 self-review/teaching as inquiry. [LO 3]

Assignment three is focused on assessment and is therefore different for ECE and Primary cohorts. For ECE, assignment three requires you to reflect on and discuss a learning story you wrote on practicum, including engaging in peer feedback and responding to peer and lecturer feedback to extend your thinking. For Primary, 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 - Self review OR teaching as inquiry
20 Oct 2023
11:00 PM
35
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Assessment 3 - Learning story discussion and evaluation OR 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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