Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Parkville Campus and external
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 18 hours and |
Total Time Commitment: 125 additional study hours
|Prerequisites:||460-629 Introduction to the IB Diploma Programme|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||-|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||-|
|Core Participation Requirements:||-|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Kay Margetts
|Subject Overview:||This subject investigates the role of the DP hexagon and its constituent parts in the design and structure of a balanced and flexible curriculum. Key issues will include challenges for learning and teaching in relation to: breadth/depth/specialisation; freedom/prescription; academic/non-academic; subject integrity/transdisciplinarity; individual/community/ social/global consciousness; and assessment. Participants will explore how learners construct meaning including how understanding is acquired and what differentiates it from knowledge. There will be a strong theoretical and practical emphasis on the development and implementation of curriculum that supports both the acquisition of essential knowledge and skills, and the search for meaning.|
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject students should be able to: |
|Assessment:||Two essays of 2, 000 words each, addressing: |
|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 students should have: |
|Links to further information:||www.edfac.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Education (International Baccalaureate) |
Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Stud.(Internat. Baccalaureate)
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