Learning about Learning through Teaching

By Richard Taffe and Jennifer Munday.

Published by The Learner Collection

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Stage 2 of a study looking at student beliefs about teaching and learning.

Keywords: Teacher Education, Learning and Teaching, Authentic Assessment

International Journal of Learning, Volume 12, Issue 6, pp.333-340. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 960.854KB).

Dr Richard Taffe

Richard has an extensive background in education, particularly in primary school teaching. He completed initial teacher training in NSW in 1981 and commenced teaching in 1982 in metropolitan Sydney. Over the following 10 years, Richard worked in a variety of schools in Sydney including 12 months working for NSW Youth and Community Services in disability services. In 1993, he joined the NSW Department of School Education's Selective High Schools Unit and in 1995 commenced working with Charles Sturt University. In 2002, Richard gained a PhD from the University of Sydney for his research on young aggressive-rejected children. He is currently the Course Coordinator for the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) on the Murray Campus, Albury.

Dr. Jennifer Munday

Jenni has worked in the Faculty of Education of CSU for 17 years, half of this time was on the Wagga Wagga campus, the other half at Albury-Wodonga. In 1994/1995 she formed part of the team who planned and forged the implementation of the Murray Education Unit, and set the vision that has formed the highly regarded Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) Degree Course. She has produced a considerable volume of work including creative work in the Visual and Performing Arts, seminars and workshops for other performing artists and teachers of the arts, as well as conference papers and presentations in both Arts and Education. She recently received two Teaching Excellence awards, one from within Charles Sturt University, and one from the wider education community — in 2002 she was a member of a three-person team that received the CSU Faculty of Education Excellence in Teaching Award for team teaching, and in 2003 received an award for Teaching Excellence in Technology from the Australian Council of Educational Leaders.

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