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EPT319 Practicum 4: Specialisation (8)

Abstract

This is an on-site practicum subject in the student's chosen area of specialisation, providing opportunities for the student to demonstrate self-sufficiency and independence as a beginning teacher.

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Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details prior to contacting their course coordinator: EPT319
Where differences exist between the handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionSY/USSchool of Teacher Education

Enrolment restrictions

Entry into the Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) / Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) course or as determined by the course coordinator.
Prerequisite(s)
EPT212

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- have mastered the performance skills in teaching in the student's area of specialisation;
- have fulfilled personal objectives identified as a result of earlier practicums;
- have engaged in self- assessment of developing teaching skills and of their gradual induction into the profession;
- be able to assume, through demonstration of self-sufficiency and independence, the role of the beginning teacher with an orientation toward the role of school counsellors.

Syllabus

The subject will cover the following topics:
- Communication skills.
- Personal qualities of teachers developing a personal and reflective approach towards the profession of teaching.
- Professional qualities of teachers developing a personal and reflective approach towards the profession of teaching.
- Lesson / experience planning and preparation.
- Teaching and management.
- Assessment and evaluation of learning and teaching.

Work Place Learning

This subject contains a Workplace Learning component. Please contact the subject coordinator for further information.

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 24 November 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.