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.
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.
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Wesley Imms
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject will provide focused learning in contemporary visual art curriculum, specifically the skills required to design and implement motivational and student-relevant art activities in the secondary school setting. Through exploration of practical studio techniques in specific art making disciplines, teacher candidates will develop learning schemata for a suite of art making disciplines, design implement and evaluate workshops in those disciplines, and produce teaching resources relevant to these activities. Teacher candidates will explore the nature of school-wide Visual Art curriculum, Visual Art assessment methods, the role of ICT in the planning and teaching of art, and motivation strategies for the art classroom. Important health, safety and administrative responsibilities of the classroom art teacher will be investigated through lectures and structured activities.
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 Understand how students learn
1.3 Students with diverse linguistic, cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds
1.4 Strategies for teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
1.5 Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities
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
3.4 Select and use resources
3.5 Use effective classroom communication
3.6 Evaluate and improve teaching programs
4.1 Support student participation
4.2 Manage classroom activities
4.3 Manage challenging behaviour
4.4 Maintain student safety
4.5 Use ICT safely, responsibly and ethically
5.1 Assess student learning data
5.5 Report on student achievement
6.2 Engage in professional learning and improve
7.1 Meet professional ethics and responsibilities
7.3 Engage with the parents/carers
7.4 Engage with professional teaching networks and broader communities
Assessment Visual Art task, 1200 words, due to mid-semester, 30%
A ‘discipline schemata’ task with associated lesson plans and resources 2800 word equivalent, due late semester, 70%
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 will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to:
Master of Teaching (Secondary) |
Master of Teaching (Secondary)
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