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ED352A: TRANSFERRING PROF KNOWLEDGE INTO PROF PRACTICE FOR PRIMARY EDUCATION (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

This course will provide an opportunity for students to demonstrate and apply broad and critical understanding of professional practice in a primary school second level setting. It builds on knowledge and understanding of the factors that impact upon children’s development and learning. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mrs Sheila Nutkins

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

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

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

The course aims to provide students with:

  • an opportunity to deepen understanding of a core area of the primary curriuclum up-to-date knowledge;
  • an understanding, based on recent research, of the factors that impact upon learners developing core skills within a core curriculum area;
  • an opportunity to demonstrate and apply broad and critical understanding of professional practice in a 5 week placement in a Primary school setting.

Students will be able to:

  • demonstrate a critical understanding of a range of theories relevant to a core area of the primary curriuclum;
  • apply understanding of relevant theories of all areas of development inlcuding, physical, emotional, social, cognitive, language, spiritual, and moral, to the development of a particular core area;
  • develop their knowledge and understanding of factors that affect learning and development within the core area, including the physical environment and the socio-cultural context;
  • plan and implement learning experiences within a primary setting.

A range of theories of learning applicable to the chosen core curricular area:

  • developing knowledge and understanding of the planning cycle, and its impact on;
  • learning, teaching and assessment;
  • further development and application of language for learning;
  • taking responsibility for leading learning for a series of linked lessons.

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

  • 2 Lectures during University weeks 25 - 30
  • 2 Workshops during University weeks 25 - 29
  • 1 Workshop during University week30

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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

School Observation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

Assessment of Professional Practice in partnership with school-based colleagues

Assessment Type Formative Weighting
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

On-going formative feedback opporutnities will be provided through partnership with colleagues in the school experience placement.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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