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 |
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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.
Study Period Commencement:
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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 co-curricula music in international, Australian and Victorian educational contexts eg VELS. The main focus is co-curricular music in the school setting and its integration with the classroom. This includes vocal and instrumental pedagogies from beginner to Year 12 exit level in the context of both group and individual tuition, and ensemble direction. Teacher candidates will examine curriculum development, implementation and assessment, as applied to co-curricular contexts, as well as elements of arranging and conducting. Particular reference will be made to curriculum authorities current policies and material. Music-specific literacy, such as developing the ability to articulate abstract musical concepts relate to performance, and numeracy (eg, ratio, tuning) 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
4.3 Manage challenging behaviour
4.4 Maintain student safety
5.1 Assess student learning
Written assignment and practical test (2000 words equivalent), due mid semester, 50%
Curriculum project and practical test (2000 words equivalent), due end of semester, 50%
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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