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  • Grammar for Language TeachersEDUC90587

    Offered:March, AugustYear:2019

    This subject aims to develop and apply an understanding of grammar and its place in second language learning and teaching. It addresses grammar at the level of words, phrases, clauses, sentences, texts and discourse. It focuses on grammar as a resource for creating meaning.

  • Clinical Assessment & Course EvaluationEDUC90804


    ‘Clinical Assessment and Course Evaluation’ considers the similarities and differences involved in judging the performance of clinical learners while also evaluating the education they receive. Whereas the foundation subject (“Assessing Clinical Learners”) focussed on the basics of the main asses...

  • Working with GroupsEDUC90227


    A general review of systems theory and practice is presented, with the particular focus of assisting participants to understand the social system and to develop interventions in that context. The sessions cover: communication in groups (selective perception and culture, perception and communicati...

  • Research ProposalEDUC90253

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    The student will prepare under supervision a thesis proposal, providing a clear indication of the nature and purpose of the research to be undertaken in the thesis. The proposal should contain: a clear statement of the purpose of the research and the research question(s) being investigated;a jus...

  • Counselling Skills for Ed. PsychologistsEDUC90224


    Counselling skills are taught within a framework that reflects a person-centred model of counselling, focussing in particular on three aspects: the knowledge and skills involved in establishing an effective therapeutic relationship, the skills of assessment and goal setting, and the skill in the ...

  • IB PYP AdvancedEDUC90260

    Offered:Term 2, Term 4Year:2019

    In this subject, students will further develop their understanding of the theoretical and practical ideas underpinning the Primary Years Programme (PYP) gained from the previous core subjects and its application in different settings. Students will critically explore definitions of international-...

  • Second Language Teaching MethodologyEDUC90048

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    A study of the nature of the Second Language Teaching methodology and curriculum design and evaluation in both child and adult second language learning contexts. Topics include the socio-cultural context of second language teaching, including educational, cultural, historical and intergroup issue...

  • Multilingual Practices in Global TimesEDUC90101


    The subject examines the international debate on the nature and role of English in the world over the past 25 years. Issues of naming and variety are considered and the politics and economics of the spread of English is examined, as well as charges of linguistic imperialism, hegemony, and its imp...

  • The Second Language CurriculumEDUC90109


    A study of the development, implementation and evaluation of the second language curriculum. Topics include the origins of second language curriculum development, syllabus design and curriculum development, needs analysis, situation analysis, planning goals and learning outcomes, course planning ...

  • Language Use in ContextEDUC90061


    This subject extends the student's understanding of English in use in a range of different contexts, thus extending their English language capabilities. Topics include language and social context, differences between written and spoken English, the language of specific fields, analysing text stru...

  • Learning Area Languages 1EDUC90453


    This subject introduces Teacher Candidates to the theory and practice of teaching Languages. With an emphasis on the nature of Languages education within Australian schools, and the Victorian education system and curriculum in particular, this subject examines the needs of language learners in th...

  • Learning Area History 2EDUC90444


    This subject offers an advanced exploration of methods of teaching history in secondary schools. It takes as its focus the use of research to strengthen practice. It includes a comparative exploration of leading research on historical thinking. It considers the place of primary sources in the dev...

  • Learning Area Physical Education 2EDUC90468


    This subject will extend the concepts introduced in Learning Area Physical Education 1, by engaging teacher candidates in an in-depth exploration of post -16 curriculum provisions for Physical Education (including VCE, VCAL and VET). Teacher Candidates will use curriculum documentation including ...

  • Learning Area Music A 1EDUC90463


    This subject is an introduction to the field of music education where Teacher Candidates will examine music education theory and practice in international, Australian and Victorian contexts. There will be a focus on planning for teaching and learning classroom music in the secondary school, as we...

  • Languages for Young LearnersEDUC90543

    Offered:JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will build on students’ knowledge of second language teaching and learning for young learners. Emphasis will be on principles and practices that support the development of languages other than English from an intercultural perspective as well as tasks and process that will allow wor...

  • Linking School and CommunityEDUC90578


    This subject explores theories and models of school community partnerships in relationship to student wellbeing. In this subject students will examine how to improve parental engagement and working cross-sectorally with community agencies and organisations. A visit to a community based organisati...

  • Introduction to the IBEDUC90333

    Offered:Term 1, Term 3Year:2019

    This subject introduces participants to the International Baccalaureate (IB), as a philosophy and framework for learning and teaching. It examines the essential elements of the IB model including the IB mission statement, and the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), and Di...

  • Linguistics and Sociolinguistics of CLILEDUC90482


    This subject will review the linguistic and sociolinguistic issues involved in content-based programs including such issues as general vs specific purpose language, the language of the discipline (and the integral relationship between them) and of the classroom (including the language of instruct...

  • Primary Humanities EducationEDUC90373


    This subject aims to build Teacher Candidates’ capacities for teaching Primary Humanities and the Social Sciences. Teacher Candidates will develop knowledge of the Primary Humanities curricula domains of Geography, History, Economics and Business, Civics and Citizenship. Teacher Candidates will b...

  • Minor Project in EducationEDUC90335

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    An individually negotiated project relating to education, in which the student undertakes a theoretical study (eg., a substantial critical review of a particular body of literature) or a research project relating to educational practice. The student will negotiate a contract with the supervisor, ...