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EDF4105

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedGippsland First semester 2010 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Ms Judy Williams (Peninsula) ; Dr M Plunkett (Gippsland)

Synopsis

This unit is part one of the Primary Internship. The Interns are required to complete fieldwork of up to 20 days, attend up to three on-campus full-day seminars, and submit assessment items as detailed below. The unit provides interns with the opportunity to be responsible for the planning, delivery, assessment and evaluation of extensive teaching sessions; provides students with the knowledge relating to the legal requirements and responsibilities associated with their 'duty of care' as teachers including the identification of indicators of abuse and other situations requiring intervention; focuses on how to conduct a research project and on how to develop a professional portfolio.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of module one students should:

  • recognise their professional and legal responsibilities including statutory requirements relating to their 'duty of care' and children's health and safety understand the requirements for their own entry into the profession.
Upon successful completion of module two, students should:
  • demonstrate their ability to plan, deliver, assess and evaluate a cohesive and sustained learning sequence;
  • communicate the processes involved in developing and carrying out the activity;
  • critically analyse approaches taken by student peers.
Upon the completion of module three, students should be able to present a proposal for a project using action research methodology. This would include a literature search and planned procedures for implementation.

Assessment

Project proposal (1500 words)
Professional Portfolio Part 1 (1500 words)
Satisfactory completion of Practicum Program of up to 20 days, Pass grade only.

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Michael Dyson

Contact hours

3 hrs per week

Prerequisites

EDF3105