Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Summer Term, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 preparation day (on campus); 29 days of professional practice in a primary school including 8 hours of school-based seminar |
Total Time Commitment:
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
Study Period Commencement:
|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 Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Rannah Hetherington
This subject further develops and deepens Teacher Candidates’ understandings of professional knowledge, professional practice and professional engagement in the primary school. The focus of this placement is on assessment of individual students and how to closely track student learning, manage and analyse assessment data to inform future teaching and record data for reporting purposes. Candidates continue to be mentored by experienced teachers who, together with Clinical Specialists from the university, monitor and support their work in the school. The professional practice seminars are designed to support candidates’ ongoing learning about students and their learning needs and include presentations and analysis of student learning characteristics and in-depth reflection on theory and research and implications for practising for teachers. Candidates will provide further evidence of their ability to collect and interpret data to meet the learning needs of individuals and small groups of children during the Clinical Teaching Enquiry.
On completion of this subject Teacher Candidates should be able to:
There are 2 assessment tasks; both assessment tasks must be passed.
There are 3 hurdle requirements:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Churchill et al. (2011) Teaching: Making a Difference. Milton, Wiley
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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, Teacher Candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to:
|Links to further information:||https://handbook.unimelb.edu.au/view/current/MC-TEACHPR|
Master of Teaching (Primary) |
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