Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:September, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours contact |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours 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.
|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.
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CoordinatorMs Marian Nicolazzo
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|Subject Overview:||This subject will examine major approaches to teaching writing in the middle years of school. Intersections between theory and practice will be explored, with a focus on building professional knowledge and skills needed to enhance student production of a diverse range of written texts. Topics will include: thinking and writing, writing for learning, models of classroom writing, linking reading and writing, working with and beyond genres, developing an understanding of textual features, generating ideas for writing, writing as an imaginative activity, crafting texts, writing in multimodal forms, assessing writing.|
|Objectives:||On completion of the subject students will be able to: |
Two assessment task equivalent to 5,000 words.
Assignment 1: One 2,000 word assignment on writing in classrooms (40 per cent) due halfway through the subject
Assignment 2: A portfolio of writing accompanied by a reflection on the processes involved in producing it, totalling approximately 3,00 word, due at the end of the subject (60 per cent)
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||This subject aims to: |
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Master of Education (Stream 100B)Coursework |
Master of Education (Stream 150)
Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Middle Years Literacies)
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