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.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
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Students must have completed 150 points of Master of Teaching (Primary) subjects including EDUC90770 Researching Education Practice Prim B before enrolling in this subject.
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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
CoordinatorDr Richard Sallis
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This is the final in a series of research subjects that all Master of Teaching Primary students complete.
In this subject, candidates will undertake a semester long research project based on a limited number of topics introduced in Researching Education Practice Prim B. Projects will involve either: field-based research; a literature review; or the analysis of existing documents or secondary data. The focus of all topics will be on the use of research to inform and improve education practice. Throughout the semester candidates will receive ongoing supervision from a member of academic staff through campus or school-based group workshops. This subject will culminate with Candidates synthesizing the findings of their research in a written form such as a conference paper, journal article or report. Candidates will also be expected to report findings to the education community where the research took place.
On completion of this subject, Teacher Candidates should be able to:
There are two assessment tasks:
This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance at all tutorials, seminars and workshops.
O’Toole, J., & Beckett, D. (2010), Educational Research – Creative Thinking & Doing, Oxford University Press, Melbourne.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Students who successfully complete this subject should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://education.unimelb.edu.au/study_with_us/become_a_teacher/primary|
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