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 Overview, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorMs Pip Robinson
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject is an introduction to the field of music education where teacher candidates will examine music curricula in international, Australian and Victorian educational contexts, eg VELS. There will be a focus on planning for teaching and learning music in the secondary school. Teacher candidates will engage in theoretical and practical studies to become familiar with a range processes, pedagogies and repertoire for developing composing, performing and listening knowledge and skills. Teacher candidates will develop skills in interpreting and applying current curriculum frameworks and policies, assessment and evaluation, resources for music teaching, as well as designing and teaching music programs appropriate for a range of diverse educational contexts. Music-specific literacy, such as developing the ability to articulate abstract musical concepts, and numeracy (eg categorizing, patterns, ratio) will also be examined.
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:
1.2 Understanding how students learn
1.3 Support students with diverse linguistic, cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds
2.1 Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area
2.2 Content selection and organisation
3.1 Establish challenging learning goals
3.2 Plan, structure and sequence learning programs
3.3 Use teaching strategies
3.5 Use effective classroom communication
4.1 Support student participation
4.2 Manage classroom activities
4.3 Manage challenging behaviour
4.4 Maintain student safety
5.1 Assess student learning
There are 2 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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Collection of readings
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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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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