This unit introduces students to the notion of teaching and learning in a variety of school year levels in educational settings. Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of child and adolescent development, teaching and reflective practice. Students will explore their own experience as a learner and begin to consider best practice for student learning.
5 days professional experience, with a minimum of one lesson planned and taught
As placement settings are mostly Australian based, students enrolled in this unit must provide a current police check/working with children card to the educational setting and CDU Professional Experience Office prior to the commencement of the professional experience.
It is recommended that students considering enrolling in this unit view additional information about placement dates, professional experience recommendations, and requirements and guidelines paperwork available via the InSchool website.
Prescribed Text - EFFECTIVE TEACHING STRATEGIES: LESSONS FROM RESEARCH AND PRACTICE