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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Lectures and tutorials totalling 18 hours |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Teaching and Professional Practice 1A and 1B and Learning, Teaching and Play 1A and 1B|
|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
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Kay Margetts
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject will examine the strategies of early years curriculum (P-2) in primary schools covering the educational priorities, goals, documentation and assessment for effective learning. The conceptual and methodological bases of teaching strategies such as inquiry and concept learning and cooperative learning will be addressed. Students will explore teaching techniques, resources and skills, including communication skills such as questioning and behaviour management and classroom discipline from a developmental perspective, that enhance children's willingness and ability to learn successfully. This subject will develop linkages with Teaching and Professional Practice 2B.
|Assessment:||Written tasks equivalent to 2000 words.|
|Prescribed Texts:||Prescribed Texts:Educational Psychology (A Woolfolk and K Margetts), Sydney: Pearson Ed 2007|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Information Not Available
Bachelor of Early Childhood Education |
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