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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: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 125 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 develops teacher candidates’ understanding of the place of this learning area in contemporary goals of school in Australia and in the Victorian curriculum in particular. By considering the principles of learning and teaching that underpin effective classrooms and the research that supports these principles, this subject will widen teacher candidates’ appreciation of exemplary teaching in this area. Particular emphasis will be on developing all school students, monolingual or bilingual, to be competent in a new language and intercultural understanding’ and of making the experience of language learning an educational one. Teacher candidates will be introduced to commonly used print and ICT language learning resources; and will be taught a range of techniques for employing them, and for linking their work across the curriculum in interdisciplinary learning.|
|Assessment:||There are 3 assessment tasks: A written professional position paper on key language education issues (800 words) due mid semester (20%) Critical response x 2 to a set reading (600 words total, on-line Forum) individual dates to be selected (15%) Preparation of 5 lesson designs (2600 words total) due end of semester (65%)|
|Prescribed Texts:||Collection of readings.|
|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:
Teacher candidates in this subject will develop the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to
Master of Teaching (Secondary) |
Master of Teaching (Secondary)
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