Teaching and Professional Practice 3A

Subject 460-308 (2008)

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Credit Points: 6.250
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

External, on-site.

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: One compulsory 1-hour class for Teaching and Professional Practice orientation and 10 days professional practice in the middle/upper years (3-6) of primary school
Total Time Commitment: Not available

Teaching and Professional Practice 2B and Learning and Teaching for Young Children 2B

Corequisites: 472-310 Adapting the Curriculum 3A
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability


Kay Margetts
Subject Overview:

Students will implement and evaluate planned sustained teaching tasks across a range of curriculum areas, culminating in extended teaching programs for whole days. Students will apply their understanding of learning theory and teaching skills in managing individuals, small groups and whole class activities. Students will critically reflect on the implementation of the legal and ethical requirements of the teaching profession, and their own professional practice. Students will undertake appropriate methods of assessing children's learning and associated record keeping.


Ten days of satisfactory Teaching and Professional Practice experience.

Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

Information Not Available

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Information Not Available

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