Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Parkville, On Campus
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 125 hours total commitment
|Prerequisites:|| You must have successfully completed the following subject/s prior to enrolling in this subject |
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.|
CoordinatorMs Bernadette Murphy
ContactEducation Student Centre
This subject extends teacher candidates thinking about what is best practice in health education. Teacher candidates will continue to formulate a personal teaching/learning philosophy as they think critically about the relationship between various models of health and theories of human development. A focus on community and global health allows teacher candidates to consider the changing nature of national health debates and the role of the teacher in offering a variety of perspectives around these debates.
Teacher candidates will explore in detail the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), Health and Development study design and will develop a range of student-centred programming, planning and teaching strategies specific to VCE. Emphasis is placed on the importance of quality assessment to effective pedagogy. The subject outlines the current Victorian Essential Learning Standards (VELS) requirements for assessment and assists teacher candidates in designing and implementing an array of authentic, student-centred assessment strategies that cater for a variety of learning levels and styles.
Teacher candidates will continue to formulate strategies for helping secondary students become active agents of their own health and promoters of ‘good health’ within their individual communities.
On completion of this subject, teacher candidates will be able to:
There are 2 assessment tasks:
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject, teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to: |
Master of Teaching (Secondary) |
Master of Teaching (Secondary)
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