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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2008.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 18 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 62.5 hours total commitment
|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:||This subject will explore ways in which young school-aged children come to understand their world through the diverse dimensions of society (including race, gender, ethnicity, culture and class), in particular curriculum which explores how and why natural factors and human activities affect childrens’ lives. Teacher candidates will examine models and theories of curriculum integration which focus on enabling children to draw on their own experience to help them understand the world around them and how social and environmental change has an impact on cultural and learning environments.|
|Assessment:||There will be 1 assessment task: An annotated integrated sequence of learning centring on Humanities Level 1 (equivalent to 2000 words) due end of semester (100%)|
|Prescribed Texts:||Marsh, Colin. 4th ed. (2004) Teaching Studies of Society and Environment. NSW. Prentice Hall. Angus, Jane (ed.), Oodles of noodles : early years., Carlton, Vic. : Curriculum Corp., 1996 VCAA (2005). The Victorian Essential Learning Standards: Discipline-based Learning Strand (The Humanities). VCAA: Victorian Government|
|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 be able to: |
Master of Teaching (Early Years) |
Master of Teaching (Early Years)
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