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EDF2508 - Early childhood teaching studies 2

6 points, SCA Band 0, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Education

Leader: Ms L Surman


Peninsula Second semester 2007 (Day)


in this unit, students will develop competence in basic lesson planning and selected teaching skills. Students will re-acquaint themselves with the primary school; engage in extended observation of practising teachers in functioning classrooms, and undertake basic teaching tasks incorporating selected teaching skills introduced in lectures.


The broad aims of this unit are for students to develop an increased understanding of the roles of individual differences in the teaching/learning process; skills in observing and interpreting school and classroom behaviour; an increased understanding of new and evolving insights on the teaching and learning process; knowledge of basic concepts and theories of learning; their own explicit personal models of learning.


Assessment: Pass grade only
Folio of Practical studies and satisfactory completion of the Practicum program
Hurdle Requirement: Undertaking of set homework tasks and participation in follow up discussion. And group work.

Contact hours

3 hours per week