Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
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Admission to the Master of Teaching (Secondary)
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|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 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
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In this subject students will link assessment to teaching and classroom learning. Links between assessment and curriculum are examined and connected to evidence-based decision making and developmental frameworks. Students will develop an understanding of both objective and subjective assessment strategies. The importance and use of various approaches to gathering evidence, interpretation of hierarchies and developmental frameworks, and reporting will be examined and several will be practised. Both informal and formal methods of assessment will be considered. Students will develop skills in evaluating assessment and reporting. Skills in combining evidence of learning to form assessment for teaching, recording and reporting purposes will be developed.
Upon 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:
1.5 Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities
2.3 Curriculum, assessment and reporting
3.1 Establish challenging learning goals
3.6 Evaluate and improve teaching programs
5.1 Assess student learning
5.2 Provide feedback to students on their learning
5.3 Make consistent and comparable judgments
5.4 Interpret student data
6.1 Identify and plan professional learning needs
6.4 Apply professional learning and improve student learning
This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance at all tutorials, seminars and workshops.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Griffin, P. (Ed). (2014). Assessment for Teaching. Melbourne: Cambridge University Press.
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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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