Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016: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:
A current Working With Children Check (WWCC).
Study Period Commencement:
Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2
Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2016
|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 synthesises Teacher Candidates’ understanding of the characteristics of professional knowledge, practice and engagement for professional accountability in the primary school context. The placement is focused on generalist primary classroom teaching across all curriculum areas and Candidates’ capacity to teach independently using sustained sequences of teaching that cater for the learning needs of individual students. Teacher mentors based in primary school settings and Clinical Specialists from the university will advise and monitor the Candidate throughout the placement
The professional practice seminars will focus on the context of the school, relationships with parents and the broader community and resources for teaching. Discussions and evaluations in seminars will focus on Candidates’ developing philosophical stance and emergent teacher identity. Candidates will provide evidence of their holistic development as an interventionist classroom practitioner during the Clinical Praxis Examination.
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
|Breadth Options:|| |
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:
Master of Teaching (Primary) |
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