Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:August, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
September, 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: 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.
|Prerequisites:|| There is one prerequisite: |
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the HDisability Liaison Unit websiteH: Hhttp://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/H
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 Education (International Baccalaureate)
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