Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 125 hours total commitment
|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.|
CoordinatorMs Karen Marangio
ContactAttendance 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.
|Subject Overview:||The subject explores methods of teaching psychology in secondary schools. 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. The course will examine the aims, curriculum content, approaches and strategies for teaching VCE Psychology; together with the resources necessary to support such teaching. Other approaches to the teaching of psychology, such as the Internal Baccalaureate will be explored, together with teaching psychology below the VCE level. The subject will encourage teacher candidates to review the variety of theoretical frameworks and research methodologies used within psychology; and explore important issues in the teaching of the subject, such as the increasing concerns about ethical issues in the conduct of psychological research.|
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject teacher candidates will be able to: |
|Assessment:||There are 2 assessment tasks: |
|Prescribed Texts:||VCAA, Psychology VCE Study Design. 2004|
|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 have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to: |
|Links to further information:||www.education.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Teaching (Secondary) |
Master of Teaching (Secondary)
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