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Primary Teaching (BEd) (Discontinued)


    Title Primary Teaching (BEd)
    Course Code B1319
    Study Level Bachelor (Undergraduate)
    Organisational Unit Education
    Academic Contacts http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/AcademicContacts
    Qualification Bachelor of Education (BEd) in Primary Teaching
    Availability Not currently available to new admissions
    Professional Accreditation This course is accredited by the Teacher Registration Board of WA (TRBWA)
    http://www.trb.wa.gov.au/
    Excluded Double Majors Education Studies; Primary, 1-10 Health and Physical Education
    Fees

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    Domestic - Undergraduate - Commonwealth supported - commenced 2010 or later

    Domestic - Undergraduate - Full fee paying - commenced any year

    International Onshore - Undergraduate - commenced 2014

    International Onshore - Undergraduate - commenced 2015 to 2017

    International Onshore - Undergraduate - commenced 2018 or later

    Course Plans

    For assistance with course planning, please contact your Student Advisor.

    Further Information School of Education Professional Experience
    Teacher Registration Board of WA (TRBWA)
    Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

    Major Prerequisites

    Mathematics Background

    Students who have not completed Mathematics Essential level (previously known as Stage 2) or above of Year 12 Mathematics may need to complete:

    EDN110 Mathematics for Teaching - 3 points

    Course Structure - 96 credit points

    Part I - 24 credit points

    Year 1 - 24 credit points

    Transition Unit - 3 credit points

    BED100 Ideas in Education - 3 points

    Breadth Unit for Degree - 3 credit points

    BED150 Understanding Teachers' Work - 3 points

    Core Units - 12 credit points

    EDN199 SimLab Entry Screening - 0 points

    EDN111 Language for Learning and Teaching - 3 points

    EDN113 Living and Learning with Technology - 3 points

    EDN114 Thinking Mathematically - 3 points

    EDN115 Thinking Scientifically - 3 points

    General Electives - 6 credit points

    Select from any 100-level units offered by the University, subject to individual unit prerequisites.These units provide a starting point to build general capabilities which can be extended with the careful choice of Specified Electives. See Recommended General Elective List below.

    Part II - 72 credit points

    University-Wide Breadth Unit - 3 credit points  Unit List

    Select from the prescribed list of University-Wide Breadth Units. A unit cannot be used to satisfy both this Breadth Unit requirement and the requirements of a major or minor. If taken at 100 level the unit(s) will be attributed to Part I. Note that no more than 30 credit points at Part I may be credited towards course completion requirements.

    Year 2 - 21 credit points

    Research Skills Unit - 3 credit points

    BED200 Assessment and Action Research - 3 points

    Core Units - 18 credit points

    Part-time and external students should contact a School of Education Student Advisor when creating their study plan to ensure correct sequencing of Professional Experience and Primary Curriculum units. A sample full-time study plan is available on the the School of Education Community Hub.

    Students must have successfully completed EDN235 Teaching English and Literacy in Early Childhood and Primary before enrolling in EDN2104 Professional Experience: English in Practice - 3 points.

    Students must also co-enrol in either or both of EDN236 Teaching The Arts in Early Childhood and Primary and EDN248 Teaching Health and Physical Education in Early Childhood and Primary with EDN2104 Professional Experience: English in Practice.EDN299 LANTITE - Numeracy, when they intend to sit the test, so that results can be recorded. Further information is available in the unit descriptions and on the School of Education website.

    EDN298 LANTITE - Literacy - 0 points

    EDN299 LANTITE - Numeracy - 0 points

    EDN221 Learning and Teaching - 3 points

    EDN235 Teaching English and Literacy in Early Childhood and Primary - 3 points

    EDN358 Creating and Managing Effective Learning Environments - 3 points

    EDN236 Teaching The Arts in Early Childhood and Primary - 3 points

    EDN248 Teaching Health and Physical Education in Early Childhood and Primary - 3 points

    EDN2104 Professional Experience: English in Practice - 3 points

    Year 3 - 24 credit points

    Research Skills Unit - 3 credit points

    BED300 Schooling and Society - Research Skills - 3 points

    Core Units - 15 credit points

    Students must have completed EDN2104 Professional Experience: English in Practice and must have successfully completed EDN351 Teaching Mathematics in Early Childhood and Primary before enrolment in EDN3102 Professional Experience: Mathematics in Practice.

    EDN351 Teaching Mathematics in Early Childhood and Primary - 3 points

    EDN353 Country, Cultures, Peoples: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perspectives Across the Curriculum - 3 points

    EDN332 Children, Families and Communities - 3 points

    EDN449 Inclusive Education - 3 points

    EDN3102 Professional Experience: Mathematics in Practice - 3 points

    Specified Electives - 6 credit points

    Select 200- or 300-level units from the Specified Electives Unit List below. Students who have completed at least 36 points at second year and above may enrol in a 400-level unit.

    OR

    Consider using Specified Elective points to meet the requirements of an Education minor. Any recommended minor will be included in the major's description.

    Year 4 - 24 credit points

    Core Units - 18 credit points

    EDN441 Teaching Humanities and Social Sciences in Early Childhood and Primary - 3 points

    EDN442 Teaching Science in Early Childhood and Primary - 3 points

    EDN4100 Professional Experience: Programming Across the Curriculum - 3 points

    Prior to commencing the Final Professional Experience units students must have successfully completed all other requirements of the course.EDN4302 Final Professional Experience 1: Primary Teaching and EDN4300 Final Professional Experience 2: Primary Teaching are taken in the final semester of the course.

    EDN4302 Final Professional Experience 1: Primary Teaching - 3 points

    EDN4300 Final Professional Experience 2: Primary Teaching - 6 points

    Specified Electives - 6 credit points

    Select 200- or 300-level units from the Specified Electives Unit List below. Students who have completed at least 36 points at second year and above may enrol in a 400-level unit.

    OR

    Consider using Specified Elective points to meet the requirements of an Education minor. Any recommended minor will be included in the major's description.

    Specified Elective Unit List

    EDN231 Introduction to Catholic Education - 3 points

    EDN232 Creed and Sacraments in Catholic Schools - 3 points

    EDN233 Prayer and Morality in Catholic Schools - 3 points

    EDN206 ICT in the Classroom - 3 points

    EDN308 Children's Literature in the Classroom - 3 points

    EDN359 Integrating robotics into the primary classroom - 3 points

    EDN328 Teaching English and Literacy to Students with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities - 3 points

    EDN329 Teaching Mathematics and Numeracy to Students with Learning Difficulties - 3 points

    EDN330 Teaching Students with High Incidence Disabilities - 3 points

    EDN355 Principles and Practices in Early Childhood Education - 3 points

    EDN462 Mathematics and Numeracy in the Early Years - 3 points

    EDN354 Integrated Early Childhood Curriculum - 3 points

    EDN461 Language and Literacies in the Early Years - 3 points

    AIS204 Indigenous Australia and the Nation - 3 points

    AIS206 Country, Nature and Identity: Indigenous Sustainability - 3 points

    AIS307 Indigeneity, Critical Theory and Social Justice - 3 points

    AIS256 Reading Reconciliation - 3 points

    EDN375 Teaching Second/Foreign Languages - 3 points

    EDN321 Tribes TLC ™ Training and Cooperative Learning Skills - 3 points

    BRD203 Carbon and Climate: A Wicked Problem - 3 points

    ENV242 Atmospheric Science - 3 points

    ENV245 Global and Regional Sustainability - 3 points

    SUS203 Sustainability, Ecology and Communities - 3 points

    AST281 Contemporary Asia: Media, Politics and Popular Culture - 3 points

    AST288 Women and Men in Asian Societies - 3 points

    AST250 Society, Culture and Ecology in Asia - 3 points

    HIS211 Modern Japan - 3 points

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