Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
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Admission to the Master of Teaching (Secondary)
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|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 Overview, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorMrs Danielle Hutchinson
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
In this subject students will link assessment to teaching and classroom learning. Links between assessment and curriculum are examined and connected to evidence-based decision making and developmental frameworks. Students will develop an understanding of both objective and subjective assessment strategies. The importance and use of various approaches to gathering evidence, interpretation of hierarchies and developmental frameworks, and reporting will be examined and several will be practised. Both informal and formal methods of assessment will be considered. Students will develop skills in evaluating assessment and reporting. Skills in combining evidence of learning to form assessment for teaching, recording and reporting purposes will be developed.
Upon completion of this subject, teacher candidates will be able to:
The subject covers a range of the National Professional Standards for Teachers (for Graduate Teachers). In particular, the subject will contribute to students attaining the following standards:
1.5 Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities
2.3 Curriculum, assessment and reporting
3.1 Establish challenging learning goals
3.6 Evaluate and improve teaching programs
5.1 Assess student learning
5.2 Provide feedback to students on their learning
5.3 Make consistent and comparable judgments
5.4 Interpret student data
6.1 Identify and plan professional learning needs
6.4 Apply professional learning and improve student learning
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.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Griffin, P. (Ed). (2014). Assessment for Teaching. Melbourne: Cambridge University Press.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject, teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to:
Master of Teaching (Secondary) |
Master of Teaching (Secondary)
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