Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:October, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 18 hours plus 125 additional study hours |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Kay Margetts
ContactEducation Student Centre
|Subject Overview:||Participants will explore how learners construct meaning including how understanding is acquired and what differentiates it from knowledge. Strategies for supporting the development of higher order thinking skills including the role of student directed concept-driven inquiry, the art of inquiring, and building communities of learners will be investigated. There will be a strong theoretical and practical emphasis on the development and implementation of a transdisciplinary curriculum that creates a balance between the acquisition of essential knowledge and skills, and the search for meaning and understanding.|
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject, students should be able to: |
|Assessment:||Written assignment equivalent to 4,000 words (100 per cent).|
|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 be able to: |
|Links to further information:||www.education.unimelb.edu.au|
|Notes:||"International Baccalaureate" is a registered trademark of the International Baccalaureate Organization|
Master of Education (International Baccalaureate) |
Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Intern.Baccalaureate)
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