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 |
Total Time Commitment: 125 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 Julianne Moss
ContactEducation Student Centre
|Subject Overview:||The unit is a compulsory core unit in the Master of Education. Leading ideas in contemporary education are introduced through four main themes: Learning processes and teaching effectiveness; Education, equity and social identities; Knowledge economies in the Asia-Pacific region and Master teachers in the making. A critical examination of the key concepts will occur by juxtaposing national and global perspectives. Key concepts include: new knowledge and the knowledge economy; internationalisation; diversity and professional autonomy. Negotiated, integrated learning via theory, case studies, simulation exercises and work based projects will be developed by participants.|
On completion of the subject students will be able to:
|Assessment:||Assessment 1 |
Assessment proposal (20%) : A 1000 word proposal that details the educational idea and method of inquiry that forms the basis of the project inquiry. Due date: Day 3, mid way point of the teaching delivery.
Project inquiry (80%) : 4000 words A critical inquiry project which documents the investigation of a key theme and concept/s of a leading educational idea. Due date: Examination period of the semester.
|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 participants will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to: |
Master of Education (Stream 100B)Coursework |
Master of Education (Stream 150)
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