Basic Teaching Practice I
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Õpetajakoolituse põhipraktika I
Course title in English
Basic Teaching Practice I
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2021/2022 Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To facilitate the drawing of parallels between the knowledge acquired at university and school reality;
to support the development of skills in observing and analysing pedagogical situations and the learning environment;
to support the student's adjustment to the teacher's role and development of cooperative skills;
to practice being a teacher, an educator;
to support to implementation of individual e-portfolios (in eDidaktikum environment) in a systematic self-analysis.
The subject is for those students who have three minors.
Brief description of the course
Participation in study at school, incl. observing, taking minutes and analysing the lessons of other teachers depending on the topic of observation;
preparation of study-related activities (lesson plans, worksheets, tests, etc.) and participation in execution and inspection thereof;
participation in the organisation and execution of activities outside lessons;
teaching of lesson series in three subjects;
performance of practical tasks given by the university lecturers and giving feedback thereof;
Reflection on one's role and activities at school.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- draws parallels between school reality and the skills and knowledge acquired in the following subjects at university ( Emotional and Social Aspects of Learning - Supporting Learning and Development - Differentiation of Instruction -Teacher and Student as Learners in School and Society - Subject methodology based on the field of study);
- is able independently and in cooperation to plan comprehensive learning, teaching and educating activities and conduct full lessons by implementing different methods, using specialist knowledge and vocabulary suited for the age of the learners;
- is able to analyse, problematise, justify, examine, develop and interpret one's choices and activities;
- analyses the school reality, oneself, one's activities, learning and the teaching processes on the basis of specialist literature, and is able to plan further action using the e-portfolio and group supervision.