Planning a 12 Week Scheme of Work

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PGCE Assignment 2: Planning a 12 week scheme of work.

This assignment has been designed to plan and produce a twelve week scheme of work in association with Unit 1: BTEC ND e-Media Production course. The course is designed to develop learners' skills and knowledge in reading, analysing and deconstructing of e-media.
Reece and Walker (2000) discuss, there are several building blocks to be considered when planning for effective learning. I will discuss the sections of the planning process that need to be considered planning for a lesson.
• Lesson content and building blocks of lesson planning.
• The methodology of Teaching and learning.
• The theories of learning and what influences planning.
• Assessment through the use of
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(Reece &Walker, 2000), suggest the well rounded and fully functioning learner needs to develop in all three domains.

Session one makes use of psychomotor and cognitive learning with reference to the affective domain, where learners will understand, Comprehension and uses their perceptual abilities. Demonstrate a skill, e.g. areas for use are reading, handwriting. (Reece & Walker (2000) suggest the planning of a cognitive lesson where the emphasis is on ‘understanding', student activities should be delivered in building blocks of information, (blocks of fifteen minutes), this is the analysis behind the session plans.

Session two, demonstrates an understanding of the three learning conditions, e.g. continuity, practice and feedback. Each session includes the three main components of a skill session; introduction, development and conclusion, giving students experience, enabling reflection, and increasing motivation.
Lesson content depends upon the style of learning taking place (Huddelton & Unwin, 1997; Cohenet et al, 1996). When planning for the session, objectives need to be considered. Product objectives are concerned with what the learner will be able to produce at the end of the session.
Huddleston & Unwin (1997p.26) suggest process objectives ‘are often connected with transferable skills' one of which is communication of information. Cohenet al (1996), suggest when the consideration discussed have been