Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:January, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 14 hours face-to-face delivery at the mid-year intensives and 18 hours online delivery throughout the semester |
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Not offered in 2015
|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.
CoordinatorDr Suzanne Rice
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
The subject will form part of the Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching (Teach for Australia) and will focus on issues of pedagogy, curriculum, school culture and change and how they relate to increasing student achievement in challenging school settings. This subject will build on more general work done in the first year of the course to focus specifically on addressing low student achievement and engagement at the level of the individual school student, but also at the school level. The subject will be taught through a combination of face-to-face intensive mode (seminars, workshops and lectures) and online mode (podcasts and discussions) during semester. Associates will be encouraged to link their classroom practice and broader work in their school to key theory and research into effective teaching of at-risk students and effective school improvement. Ongoing online interaction will promote a strong sense of peer sharing, supporting the students in continuously reflecting on their own developing professional philosophy and skills.
On completion of this subject associates will be able to:
Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs/online classes) 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|
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