Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Summer Term, 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: 120 hours
|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.|
CoordinatorDr Veronica Volkoff
ContactEducation Student Centre
|Subject Overview:||This subject will examine the transformation of disciplinary knowledge into pedagogical content knowledge, and strategies for optimizing student learning in the specific learning areas. The construction of the disciplines within the context of schooling will be explored and the development of discipline knowledge across the secondary years will be tracked. Mandated curriculum documents relevant to the Learning Areas, such as (for Victorian associates) VELS and the VCE Study Designs, will be introduced. The use of digital technologies in the learning and teaching of the school subjects will be a particular focus. The associates will develop curriculum units, including assessment tasks to use in the first weeks of their employment in schools.|
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject, associates should be able to: |
|Assessment:||A presentation of a “micro-lesson” (15 minutes) and a 1000-word written discussion relating the classroom strategy to its underpinning theory due in the second half of the initial intensive (40 per cent); |
Two sequences of lesson plans with commentary, one in each of the Learning Areas (1000 words each or equivalent: 30 per cent each)
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of the subject, associates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to: |
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