Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Parkville, On Campus
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 35 days of placement including 8 hours of seminar |
Total Time Commitment:
100% attendance is mandatory in all practicum subjects.
150 points of study in the Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)A current Working With Children Check (WWCC).
|Corequisites:|| You must take the following subjects in the same study period |
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.
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|Subject Overview:||The professional practice and seminar program provides an integrated focus on all subjects across the semester and addresses teacher candidates’ developing understandings of professional knowledge, professional practice and professional engagement in early years classrooms. The school placement focuses on a demonstrated capacity to teach independently addressing all curriculum domains and the learning needs of individual students. Teacher candidates are mentored by experienced teachers in collaboration with Clinical Specialists who are engaged in the on-campus teaching program. The professional practice seminars support teacher candidates’ ongoing learning about how theory informs practice. The seminars provide opportunities to examine theoretical frameworks and associated practical tasks that have been assigned during the placement to assist candidates identify and address the learning needs of students in early years classrooms. Seminars include class presentations, analysis of assessment tasks and in-depth reflection on theory and practice for teaching in the early years classroom.|
On completion of this subject teacher candidates should be able to:
There 2 assessment tasks:
Teacher candidates must pass both components.
There are 2 hurdle requirements:
|Prescribed Texts:||Collection of readings.|
|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 will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to: |
Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) |
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