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: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 125 hours.
|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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CoordinatorAssoc Prof Kay Margetts
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|Subject Overview:||This subject introduces teacher candidates to the major perspectives on pedagogy and practice in the early years of education, particularly pedagogical practice for children 4-8. Topics include the key practice principles and learning outcomes underlying the Early Years Learning Framework for Australia (EYLF), and the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework (VEYLDF), the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) dimensions, the Transition Initiative, the United Nations Convention on the rights of the child; working with Early Childhood professionals.|
On completion of this subject, teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to:
Two assignments of 2000 words each, one due in Week 4 and in the examination period (50% each).
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.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to:
Master of Teaching (Primary) |
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