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ED401A: CONTEXTS FOR LEARNING WITHOUT LIMITS (2022-2023)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:18


Course Overview

This course aims to provide students with opportunities to develop a broad and integrated knowledge of inter-disciplinary learning within the Primary School curriculum. Students will explore research informed approaches to inter disciplinary learning in the primary school, and consider the implications of these approaches for classroom practice and for addressing learner differences. Students will have opportunities to explore some ways of teaching and learning across the primary curriculum that are innovative, inter-disciplinary and inclusive. The focus will be on how to integrate areas to plan meaningful, real world, relevant learning experiences.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mrs Sheila M. Nutkins

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

  • Programme Level 4
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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

The course is designed to develop:

 

  • Broad and detailed knowledge and understanding of the nature of Primary curriculum
  • Broad and detailed knowledge and understanding of the Scottish primary curriculum
  • Subject specific knowledge and skills in subject specific pedagogy in all curricular areas
  • An understanding of the value of planning inter-disciplinary approaches to learning
  • Knowledge and understanding of the benefits and challenges of implementing inclusive, inter-disciplinary learning
  • Skills in planning different, innovative inter-disciplinary inclusive ways of teaching
  • Skills to support collaborative learning

Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 8 - 14
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 8 - 14

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Portfolio

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks 20 Feedback Weeks 25

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Feedback

Portfolio compiled over placement and on campus input (Sketchbook).

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralCreateDevelop a broad and detailed knowledge and understanding of the nature of primary curriculum and the Scottish primary curriculum.
ProceduralCreateBe able to synthesise ideas and theory, reflect on and evaluate experiences and approaches to support their own ongoing professional development.
ProceduralCreateDevelop ability to plan for integrated collaborative learning across the curriculum.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks 29 Feedback Weeks 31

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Feedback Feedback will be given online, via Turnitin on MyAberdeen Word Count 3000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralCreateDevelop a broad and detailed knowledge and understanding of the nature of primary curriculum and the Scottish primary curriculum.
ProceduralCreateDevelop a broad and detailed knowledge of approaches to inter-disciplinary learning (IDL).
ProceduralCreateDevelop ability to plan for differentiated learning across the curriculum.
ProceduralCreateDevelop ability to plan for integrated collaborative learning across the curriculum.
ProceduralCreateBe able to synthesise ideas and theory, reflect on and evaluate experiences and approaches to support their own ongoing professional development.

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