Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:February, 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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Teacher Candidates must meet the minimum academic study requirements for teaching in specialist areas, in accordance with the Victorian Institute of Teaching's Specialist Area Guidelines, for entry into this subject.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
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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 Overview, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorMr Ted Clark
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
The Information Technology (IT) Learning Area develops teacher candidates’ understanding of the capabilities, requirements and integrated nature of approaches to IT, within the Australian secondary school curriculum.
The study connects curriculum to ways IT based skills, processes and knowledge support various activities including information, communications technology areas and other areas of study.
Learning and technology based communication practices are investigated in digital personal, networked and collaborative settings.
Teacher candidates plan for, develop and implement learning sequences where IT is a focus and is integrated into other learning areas.
Reflections on teaching practice are facilitated and encouraged particularly using technologies that enable experience, ideas, and resources to be shared.
The focus is on effective teaching with and of ICT in secondary classrooms. Among other issues, this will involve consideration of current curriculum and cross curriculum requirements in IT from year 7 to 12. ..
On completion of this subject, teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them 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:
2.1 Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area;
2.2 Content selection and organisation;
2.6 Information and Communication Technology (ICT);
3.2 Plan, structure and sequence learning programs
3.3 Use teaching strategies;
3.4 Select and use resources;
3.5 Use effective classroom communication;
4.1 Support student participation;
4.2 Manage classroom activities;
4.5 Use ICT safely, responsibly and ethically;
7.1 Meet professional ethics and responsibilities;
7.2 Comply with legislative, administrative and organisational requirements.
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.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject, teacher candidates should be able to demonstrate the capacity to:
Master of Teaching (Secondary) |
Master of Teaching (Secondary)
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