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Unit of Study TCH10709 - Introduction to Secondary 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 analyse historical, contemporary and emerging ideas, contexts and trends in education and teachers' roles
2 demonstrate an understanding of various aspects of teaching and learning such as pedagogy, curriculum, literacy, numeracy and ICT
3 reflect on knowledge, skills, attitudes and values in relation to adolescent behaviour, building positive relationships with students, families and the wider community
4 analyse educational ideas and issues through research, and use this research to reflect on understanding and personal approaches to learning and teaching.

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

  1. analyse historical, contemporary and emerging ideas, contexts and trends in education and teachers' roles
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  2. demonstrate an understanding of various aspects of teaching and learning such as pedagogy, curriculum, literacy, numeracy and ICT
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  3. reflect on knowledge, skills, attitudes and values in relation to adolescent behaviour, building positive relationships with students, families and the wider community
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  4. analyse educational ideas and issues through research, and use this research to reflect on understanding and personal approaches to learning and teaching.
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
    • GA6: