This unit incorporates professional experience in Secondary schools, which will form part of the assessment. The unit provides pre-service teachers with a sound understanding of curriculum and pedagogy in their specialisation discipline areas at the 7-10 level. They will critique and investigate a range of existing resources to teach their specialisation areas, including ICT. Specific information regarding curriculum and the teaching styles that practitioners in this discipline area use to facilitate student engagement will be examined. This unit supports students' capacity to plan for and implement effective teaching and learning sequences, and create specific lesson and unit plans. In addition, students will develop their capacity to differentiate learning activities and manage classroom activities and environments through the effective use of verbal and non-verbal communication strategies.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Links to recommended readings and resources for this unit will be provided to students via the Learning Management System (VU Collaborate).
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):