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: 12 x 2 hour lecture, 12 x 1 hour tutorial |
Total Time Commitment:
170 hours total commitment
|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
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Tricia Eadie, Miss Lucinda Stewart
In this subject students will explore a range of language practices in early childhood teaching including: reflection and planning with colleagues; sharing information in partnership with other ECEC professionals; processes for documenting and communicating children’s competencies; and developing extended and responsive sequences of interaction between children and teachers. Participation in this subject will enable students to develop metapragmatic skills to explicitly identify features of language use (e.g. proxemics, politeness norms, cross-cultural communication) in a range of education settings in Australian contexts (i.e. teaching and learning in higher education, interactions with families and children, and learning interactions in early childhood settings).
On completion of this subjects, students will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to be able to:
This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance at all scheduled lectures, tutorials, seminars and workshops.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
All subject readings provided on LMS.
|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 (Early Childhood) |
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