Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:July, 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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Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
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.
CoordinatorDr Jane Page, Ms Sarah Young
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
Building on the work done in Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 1, this subject develops further the investigation into intentional teaching for learning, focusing on implementing curricula for young children (0-8) using appropriate pedagogies and modes of assessment. Topics will include: a detailed analysis of the practice principles from VEYLDF; the CLASS domains; VELS and the National Curriculum; intentional teaching; catering for diversity; developing and implementing programs in 0-3 settings in line with National Quality Frameworks and Standards including national and state curriculum requirements; aligning practices with national quality standards; cultural competence and the implementation of programs in Indigenous communities; pedagogical leadership; education for sustainability and different models of early childhood teaching practice (e.g. Montessori, Steiner).
On completion of this subject, teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to:
There are two 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.
Snow, C.E. & Van Hemel, S.B. (Eds). (2008). Early Childhood assessment: Why, what and how. Purposeful assessment (pp. 27-41). Committee on the Developmental Outcomes and Assessments for Young Children. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students will be able to:
Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) |
Master of Teaching (Early Years)
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