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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Parkville, On Campus
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|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 introduces all teacher candidates to the literate demands of the range of subject areas taught in the secondary school. Topics will include: the relationship between language and learning; the scaffolding role of the teacher in students’ learning through language; teachers’ and students’ use of oral language to enhance learning; the structures and language features of key text types used in secondary schooling; the processes involved in reading the complex multimodal texts used in modern secondary schooling; supporting students’ reading and writing; and planning for literacy in the subject areas. Teacher candidates will relate their understandings of these issues to their ongoing teaching practice.|
|Assessment:||There are 2 assessment tasks: A written evaluation (1000 words) due mid semester (50%) An written analysis (1000 words) due end of semester (50%)|
|Prescribed Texts:||“Literacy Across the Secondary Subjects” (DVD) Kristina Love, Graeme Baker & Marie Quinn Melbourne University, 2007|
|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:
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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