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This subject introduces Interns to the theory and practice of teaching Languages. Building on Interns’ knowledge of the theory and practice of teaching, this subject provides Interns with an introduction to the content pedagogical knowledge and skills required to effectively teach this area. This subject will provide Interns with a foundation to teach at the Year 7 and 8 level in Languages within school contexts.
Interns will be supported to develop knowledge and skills related to Languages within the context of the Australian/Victorian Curricula and Frameworks, best practice pedagogy and assessment, and their application in classrooms. They are encouraged to adapt and apply this knowledge in lesson planning, including the selection and integration of strategies and resources, including ICT. The assessment tasks in this subject will support the development of Interns understanding of content and pedagogical knowledge, along with specific skills in resourcing and delivering learning programs.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject, Interns should be able to:
- Demonstrate subject and pedagogical content knowledge, including the teaching of key concepts, knowledge and skills of the learning area for Years 7 to 8.
- Plan, structure and sequence learning programs, integrating knowledge of student learning, curriculum and content selection, assessment, and reporting.
- Select and integrate teaching strategies and resources, including ICT, to meet the specific needs of students from diverse backgrounds, and to engage students in their learning.
On completion of this subject, Interns should be able to demonstrate:
- Clinical reasoning and evidence-based practice.
- Critical and creative thinking.
- Creativity and innovation.
- Responsiveness to a changing knowledge base.
- Linking theory and practice.
Last updated: 10 February 2024