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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Parkville, On Campus
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 18 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 62.5 hours total commitment
|Prerequisites:||460-501 Learners, Teachers and Pedagogy|
|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
|Subject Overview:||In this subject students will study assessment and reporting linked to teaching and the classroom learning encompassing cognitive, affective, physical and aesthetic domains. Links between assessment and curriculum are examined and connected to evidence-based decision developmental frameworks. In developing and designing assessment protocols, students will develop both objectively and subjectively scored assessment strategies. The importance and use of various approaches to gathering evidence, interpretation of frameworks and methods of record keeping and reporting will be examined and several will be practised. Both formal and formal methods of assessment and examination will be studied and students will develop skills in evaluating forms and functions of assessment and reporting. Skills in combining assessment evidence of learning to form an overall summative assessment for recording and reporting purposes will be developed.|
|Assessment:||There are 3 assessment tasks: A report (500 words) due mid semester (12.5%) A discussion paper (500 words) due mid semester (12.5%) A team based analytical task (3000 words) due end of semester (75%)|
|Prescribed Texts:||Collection of materials.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Teacher candidates will participate as a member of a professional learning team to:
On completion of this subject, teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to:
Master of Teaching (Primary) |
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