Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 preparation day (on campus), 29 days of professional practice in a primary school including 8 hours of school-based seminar. |
Total Time Commitment:
30 days of professional practice and related tasks.
100% attendance is mandatory in all practicum subjects.
A current Working With Children Check (WWCC).
Study Period Commencement:
Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2
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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Education Student Centre
234 Queensberry Street
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject synthesises Teacher Candidates’ understanding of the characteristics of professional knowledge, practice and engagement for professional accountability in the primary school context. The placement is focused on generalist primary classroom teaching across all curriculum areas and Candidates’ capacity to teach independently using sustained sequences of teaching that cater for the learning needs of individual students. Teacher mentors based in primary school settings and Clinical Specialists from the university will advise and monitor the Candidate throughout the placement
The professional practice seminars will focus on the context of the school, relationships with parents and the broader community and resources for teaching. Discussions and evaluations in seminars will focus on Candidates’ developing philosophical stance and emergent teacher identity. Candidates will provide evidence of their holistic development as an interventionist classroom practitioner during the Clinical Praxis Examination.
On completion of this subject Teacher Candidates should be able to:
There are 2 assessment tasks, both assessment tasks must be passed:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Pianta,R. C., La Paro, K. M., & Hamre, B. K. (2011). K-3 CLASS Dimensions Guide. Teachstone: Charlottesville.
|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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