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EDUC8064 - Home Economics Pedagogy

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Title:Home Economics Pedagogy
Long Title:Home Economics Pedagogy
Module Code:EDUC8064
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Advanced
Field of Study: Education Studies
Valid From: Semester 2 - 2021/22 ( January 2022 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: Noel Murray
Module Author: Breda OMahony
Module Description: This module will enable the extension of student-centred teaching and assessment strategies applicable to the Home Economics classroom. Students will examine Junior Cycle Home Economics, Leaving Certificate Home Economics and Hotel, Catering and Tourism syllabi, assessment and examinations. This module relates theory to practice thus connecting and contextualizing theory to its practical application through a supervised and supported microteaching experience.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Extend range of effective student-centered assessment techniques, teaching strategies and classroom facilitation and management skills appropriate to a practical and theory-based Home Economics classroom.
LO2 Examine Junior Cycle Home Economics, Leaving Certificate Home Economics and Hotel, Catering and Tourism syllabi, assessment and examinations modes.
LO3 Apply theory to practice to a range of theory and practical based Home Economics JC and LC topics within a Micro Teaching Programme.
LO4 Critically evaluate and appraise pedagogical practice from personal and observational experiences.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Teaching Strategies
Student-centred assessment techniques, teaching strategies and classroom facilitation and management skills linked to the three discipline area of Home Economics and appropriate to the stages within the post-primary programme. Promotion of sustainability, literacy and numeracy. Department of Education and Science Inspectorate Reports/Publications, Chief Examiners Reports in Home Economics.
Syllabi and modes of assessment
Junior Cycle Home Economics, Leaving Certificate Home Economics and Hotel, Catering and Tourism syllabi and assessment; classroom-based assessment (CBA), JC Practical Food Exam, LC Journal Task, LCA tasks. Professional organisations supporting teaching and learning of Home Economics; PDST, ATHE, IFHE.
Microteaching (MT)
Preparation for MT and professional development; lesson planning, task analysis, differentiation, assessment for and of learning, pitch and pace of content, cross-curricular links, demonstration of knowledge and skills, facilitation of effective learning.
Reflective Practice
Professional reflective practice; personal and professional development to inform a teaching portfolio, develop confidence and act as a foundation for lifelong professional learning and development.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Performance Evaluation As part of a group, deliver a selected topic (theory or practical) from the JC or LC Home Economics curriculum. Critically reflect on personal and observational experiences. 1,2,3,4 75.0 Week 11
Reflective Journal Students will write a summary reflection pre and post their Microteaching experience. This will include annotating their lesson plan post-delivery, engagement with relevant literature and reflecting on their personal and observational experiences and learnings. 4 25.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Theory & Practice 2.5 Every Week 2.50
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Reading, Research and Microteaching Preparations 4.5 Every Week 4.50
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.50
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Theory & Practice 2.5 Every Week 2.50
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Reading, Research and Microteaching Preparations 4.5 Every Week 4.50
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.50
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Bolton, G. 2018, Reflective practice : writing and professional development, 5th Ed., Thousand Oaks, CA SAGE Publications Ltd London [ISBN: 9781526411709]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_FHOEC_8 Professional Diploma in Education - Home Economics 4 Mandatory

Cork Institute of Technology
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