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 |
Total Time Commitment:
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|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||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 Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorMr Peter Anstee
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject is an introduction to the field of media education and its application to secondary schools. Teacher candidates will study the media curriculum within Australian and Victorian educational contexts with a particular focus on planning for teaching and learning media in the secondary school. Teacher candidates will engage in theoretical studies and practical media workshops to inform their understanding of media as an arts discipline, a co-curricular activity and pedagogy in the junior, middle and senior secondary curriculum. Topics will include teaching strategies and structures to promote learning in the media classroom, assessment and evaluation, resources for media studies teaching, and designing and teaching media programs appropriate for a range of diverse educational contexts. Teacher candidates will develop skills in interpreting and applying current curriculum frameworks.
The relationship between media and other literacies is explored. Teacher candidates develop approaches that mix media production and theories of media that are appropriate for different learning, thinking and communication contexts.
This subject explores numeracy in media studies, particularly in elements of design, analysis and production of texts
Teacher candidates explore developments in new media and reflect on the potentials for learning and young people’s practice and culture.
On 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:
2.1 Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area
3.5 Use effective classroom communication
There are 4 assessment tasks:
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.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On the completion of this course graduates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to:
Master of Teaching (Secondary) |
Master of Teaching (Secondary)
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