Course Title: Assist teacher to develop Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander language and culture lessons

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4349 Certificate IV in Education Support

Course Title: Assist teacher to develop Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander language and culture lessons

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OTED5007C

City Campus

TAFE

360T Education

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2016

Course Contact: Robyn Blaikie

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 4838

Course Contact Email: robyn.blaikie@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit focuses on the skills and knowledge required to assist a teacher to develop a series of lessons relating to local Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander languages and culture. It applies to education support work in a variety of contexts and work is to be undertaken with appropriate guidance, support and supervision by a nominated teacher or other education professional.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

No specific pre-requisite and co-requisite.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCEDS029 Assist teacher to develop Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander language and culture lessons

Elements:

1. Develop knowledge of local languages and cultures

2. Assist teacher to plan a series of learning experiences in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander language and culture

3. Engage with students in extensive language and literacy learning


Learning Outcomes

This unit focuses on developing the skills and knowledge required to assist a teacher to develop a series of lessons relating to local Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander languages and culture. On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.


Overview of Assessment

This unit is part of an integrated program. You must demonstrate Performance and Knowledge Evidence of the unit in order to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks. You may be assessed by:
Oral or written questioning
• oral presentations
• Assignments and projects
• Direct observation of actual work practice
• Presentation of a portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and audio files
• Work-based activities
• Third-party feedback from a work supervisor/employer
Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions, through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program manager or the Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.

The Student Charter www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/supporting-learning-and-teaching/student-charter/ summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT University student as well as the responsibilities of the university.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which can be found on the RMIT University website at: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qwxbqbg739rl1