This unit integrates theories of learning, teaching and assessment with practical classroom action research skills in the context of the final professional experience. This unit will cover a range of assessment strategies and data analysis processes for the purposes of diagnosing students’ learning needs. The unit will explore skills for effectively seeking and evaluating feedback from mentors, teachers and other experts. It will also address the sourcing and analysis of policy documents, legislative and school processes, educational theory in order to inform the design of effective learning experiences in secondary settings. Through the unit students will explore a range of learning and teaching interventions designed for secondary classrooms.
* Principles of Action research
* How to collect and analyse data to evaluate your teaching practice
* Working with a Mentor or supervisor and getting feedback
* Best practice examples of small scale interventions teacher have created