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.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 18 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
Students must have completed 150 points of Master of Teaching (Primary) subjects including EDUC90489 Professional Practice and Seminar Prim 3 before enrolling in this subject.
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
Study Period Commencement:
|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
This subject develops Teacher Candidates’ understanding of the principles and practices which enable them to personalise learning, with the aim of tailoring experiences to meet primary school students’ learning, needs, interests and talents. Further, the subject consolidates Candidates’ capacity to engage and support all learners across all disciplines, to involve them in their own learning and assessment, and to move them towards increased independence, maturity and respect for others.
Topics include: the policy and research which identifies principles and practices for personalising learning in the primary school; the various innovation and intervention strategies for personalising learning across the disciplines, including the use of new technologies; the inclusive teaching and assessment strategies that encourage students’ active contribution to their own learning; and the organisation of the classroom and school to engage all learners and to maximise their full potential. There will be a particular emphasis on those school students who are gifted and those who experience learning difficulties.
On completion of this subject teacher candidates will be able to:
There are 2 assessment tasks
This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance at all scheduled lectures, tutorials, seminars and workshops.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Collection of readings.
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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:||http://education.unimelb.edu.au/study_with_us/become_a_teacher/primary|
Master of Teaching (Primary) |
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