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ED101A: INTRODUCTION TO INCLUSIVE TEACHING 1 (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

This course aims to develop students’ appreciation of the qualities, dispositions and skills required of an inclusive teacher as well as an understanding of the roles and responsibilities, and an awareness of the socio-cultural contexts in which they are learning and will be teaching.  Students will also develop an awareness of themselves as learners and beginner teachers.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mrs Aloyise Mulligan

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 1

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

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  • Programme Level 1

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Students will:

  • Reflect on their own expectations of a beginning teacher. Examine the expectations of GTCS (SPR).
  • Consider different views of the qualities and skills a teacher needs and the responsibilities of a teacher in a Scottish primary classroom.
  • Develop an understanding of the dispositions necessary to meet the challenges of teaching in a Primary classroom.
  • Develop understanding of current developments in Scottish Primary education within a historical context including understanding of how education and politics are linked.
  • Develop their own study skills and begin to develop critical skills by exploring the personal, familiar and local moving towards the unknown, unfamiliar and global.
  • Students will be introduced to enquiry tools through use of case studies, role play, engagement in critical reading and discussion.

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 7 - 11, 13 - 17
  • 1 Workshop during University weeks 7 - 11, 13 - 17

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Oral Presentation: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks 14,15,16,17,18 Feedback Weeks 23

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Feedback

A 10-15 minute seminar/presentation each student presents to a group of peers on an identified topic with reference to professional literature (student-led workshops during tutorial time).

Feedback will be on MyAberdeen.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Reflective Report

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks 20 Feedback Weeks 23

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Feedback

Choose one question from a range relating to inclusion on a current theme. 

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

Reflective Report

Assessment Type Formative Weighting
Assessment Weeks 10 Feedback Weeks 13

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Feedback

Reflection on own motivation to become a teacher and identify what you see as personal strengths.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Resit Assessments

Reflective Report

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks 48 Feedback Weeks 51

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Feedback
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks 48 Feedback Weeks 51

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Feedback Resubmission of essay Word Count 1500
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualUnderstandDevelop knowledge and understanding of the roles and responsibilities of an inclusive teacher.
ConceptualUnderstandDevelop awareness of the evolving/changing nature of Scotland’s education system within a global context.
ConceptualUnderstandDevelop knowledge and understanding of self as a life-long learner and beginner teacher.

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