Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 48 hours. |
Total Time Commitment: 240 hours. 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. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorDr Brenda Beatty
ContactMGSE Student Centre: PH: 8344 8285
|Subject Overview:||In this subject students will be exposed to theories and practises that enable team-based and organisation-wide learning to occur. Students will develop a theoretical and practical understanding of the use of data and assessment in creating learning communities. Assessment practices will also be explored in relation to how they can be utilised to improve learning outcomes at both the individual and school level. The use of instructional rounds- learning to see, learning to judge – approach will be explored as a system wide practise than can create and share knowledge. The importance of distributed leadership and teachers as leaders of instruction will be considered.|
On completion of this subject, students will be expected to:
There are 3 broad categories of assessment tasks occurring throughout the semester, totalling 8000 words.
1) Reflective writing (total 4000 words)
2) In class presentation (equivalent 1000 words) (10%) Due week 6.
3) Planning Report for action-research project (3000 words) (45%) Due 1 week after semester (ie. Week 13).
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students will:
Master of School Leadership |
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