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Unit of Study EDU10128 - Introduction to Teaching (2020)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    7

  • Level of learning

    Introductory

  • Former School/College


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 reflect critically on the key dimensions of ‘being a teacher’ in the 21st century
2 identify important historical developments that have shaped current educational policy and practice for early childhood, primary and secondary education
3 acknowledge the role of reflective practice in shaping professional practice and knowledge
4 identify how ‘pedagogy’ and ‘curriculum’ are evidenced in current contexts of education for early childhood, primary and secondary education
5 reflect on the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values that influence and inform teaching and learning for early childhood, primary and secondary education
6 discuss the legal and ethical dimensions of a career that involves working closely with children, young people and their families.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. reflect critically on the key dimensions of ‘being a teacher’ in the 21st century
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. identify important historical developments that have shaped current educational policy and practice for early childhood, primary and secondary education
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. acknowledge the role of reflective practice in shaping professional practice and knowledge
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  4. identify how ‘pedagogy’ and ‘curriculum’ are evidenced in current contexts of education for early childhood, primary and secondary education
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. reflect on the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values that influence and inform teaching and learning for early childhood, primary and secondary education
    • GA1:
    • GA5:
  6. discuss the legal and ethical dimensions of a career that involves working closely with children, young people and their families.
    • GA3: