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ED151A: INTRODUCTION TO INCLUSIVE TEACHING 2 (2020-2021)

Last modified: 05 Aug 2021 13:04


Course Overview

This course aims to develop students understanding of the role of an inclusive teacher.   It will enable students to learn about children, the communities in which they live and the school and classroom as part of that community. It will provide opportunities to explore learning in a variety of spaces inside and outside the classroom setting.  Students will gain experience of working with children in a 2nd level placement over 5 weeks.  During this time students will have opportunities to explore teaching and learning in the core curricular areas of literacy, numeracy and HWB.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mrs Aloyise Mulligan

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

  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2
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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 learn from experience within a Primary classroom through observation, team teaching and group teaching and opportunities to engage in the life of a school as a student teacher. Students will complete tutor directed activities in school. 
  • Learning in placement and on campus students will use a case study approach to explore approaches/models (child or teacher centred) and ways and reasons to develop evidence-based teaching strategies.
  • Students will gain insights into what makes for effective and purposeful teaching and learning.
  • Students will have opportunities to develop critical skills by exploring the complexity of teaching and learning; by exploring the contribution of key thinkers/theorists and methodology.
  • Students will gain knowledge of organization of physical environment and understanding how different approaches to teaching and learning relate to methods of classroom/pupil organisation.
  • Students will specifically explore some ‘ways of teaching’, to gain an insight of best ways to plan for and support group work.

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 Workshop during University weeks 23 - 28

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

Tasks completed during School Experience

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks 41 Feedback Weeks 44

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionUnderstandBe able to identify different approaches to teaching and learning and understand the relationship between how children are taught to what they learn.
ReflectionUnderstandDevelop appreciation of how theory can inform practice.
ReflectionUnderstandDevelop understanding of the complexity of teaching.

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks 41 Feedback Weeks 44

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Feedback Word Count 1000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionUnderstandDevelop knowledge and understanding of learning theory/theorists.
ReflectionUnderstandBe able to identify different approaches to teaching and learning and understand the relationship between how children are taught to what they learn.
ReflectionUnderstandDevelop appreciation of how theory can inform practice.
ReflectionUnderstandDevelop understanding of the complexity of teaching.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks 48 Feedback Weeks 51

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Feedback Word Count 1000
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 Reflections on four placement tasks Word Count 2000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
Sorry, we don't have this information available just now. Please check the course guide on MyAberdeen or with the Course Coordinator

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionUnderstandDevelop understanding of the complexity of teaching.
ReflectionUnderstandDevelop knowledge and understanding of learning theory/theorists.
ReflectionUnderstandBe able to identify different approaches to teaching and learning and understand the relationship between how children are taught to what they learn.
ReflectionUnderstandDevelop awareness of the significance of the socio-cultural context to children’s learning and outcomes in the three core curricular areas.
ReflectionUnderstandDevelop appreciation of how theory can inform practice.

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