Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 25 days of professional practice in a childcare setting. 4x2-hr practicum seminars during the semester. |
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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.
CoordinatorMs Janice Deans
Education Student Centre
The professional practice and seminar program provides an integrated focus on all the subjects in the semester and addresses the teacher candidates' developing understandings of pedagogical and professional knowledge practice and engagement. This subject is the vehicle for practical experience in childcare settings.The placement focuses on developing understanding of the organisation of childcare settings and the work of EC professionals in them.Teacher candidates refine and reflect upon their professional practice, and take responsibility for planning, implement and evaluating an education and care program for young children. The professional practice seminars support Teacher Candidates’ ongoing learning about how theory informs practice, the importance of reflection on their teaching and professional engagement.
On completion of this subject, teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to:
There are 2 components of the assessment:
MacNaughton, G. and Williams, G. (2009) Techniques for teaching young children Choices for theory and practice (3rd ed.) Pearson Education: Aust.(2008)
Pianta,R. C., La Paro, K. M., & Harme, B. K. (2011). Toddler CLASS Dimensions Guide. Teachstone: Charlottesville
Pianta,R. C., La Paro, K. M., & Harme, B. K. (2011). Pre K CLASS Dimensions Guide. Teachstone: Charlottesville
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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 be able to:
Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) |
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