Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours - 2 hours per week and one 5 hour Saturday block for presentations |
Total Time Commitment: 125 hours
|Corequisites:|| This subject may be taken concurrently |
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|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 Peter Ferguson
ContactEducation Student Centre
|Subject Overview:||This unit develops understandings of the intentions and principles of curriculum and investigates specifics of curriculum design and implementation to improve and refine curriculum. The focus of this unit will centre on curriculum design and evaluation principles, as well as providing the tools for students to analyse and critique curriculum principles, policies and practices. This subject also creates opportunities for students to focus on a negotiated area of curriculum. For example: curriculum structures; new learning theories about ways of knowing and implications for curriculum; transition stages within schooling; innovative learning technologies; gender; indigenous studies; multiculturalism and Australia's role in a global environment; |
sustainability and environmental issues and/or another curriculum dimension that is of concern to the student within their own context. Students will explore their negotiated focus through presentation and assignment work.
|Assessment:||A linked presentation and written assignment on a negotiated element of curriculum design, implementation and evaluation. The individual presentation is to be 20 minutes in length (2,000 words equivalent) and the follow up paper 3,000 words. 100 per cent, with written assignment due at the end of semester|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Collaborations skills; verbal and written communication skills |
Master of Education (Stream 100B)Coursework |
Master of Education (Stream 150)
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