Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Year Long, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 45 days of professional practice in block rounds in at least two different types of settings |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|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
CoordinatorMs Rae Bernaldo
|Subject Overview:||In these two subjects, students undertake the equivalent of 45 days of supervised professional practice in at least two different types of settings in block rounds of ten or fifteen days. These settings, both segregated and inclusive settings, provide course participants with the opportunity to design, implement and evaluate programs for students with special needs.|
|Assessment:||Satisfactory completion of professional practice in each setting with either 10 or 15 days in each one. Students are required to submit a written report on each placement. It includes: a 500 word statement of the setting's policies and programs and its modus operandi to achieve them; an outline of 10 program lesson plans and a rationale for the choice of the methods and strategies used in each session and a 500 word evaluative statement concerning the effectiveness of the teaching and learning strategies used in the lesson plans.|
|Recommended Texts:||A.Ashman & J. Elkins (Eds.),(2nd Edn) Educating Children with Diverse Abilities. Pearson Education Australia, 2005|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||www.edfac.unimelb.edu.au|
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