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  • Language Use in ContextEDUC90061

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    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...

  • Concepts of ChildhoodEDUC20064

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The last decade of the 20th century saw keen interest by researchers in changing concepts of childhood, stimulated in part by the translation into English in the 1970s of Philippe Aries' influential book, 'Centuries of Childhood'. The subsequent research has drawn on insights from various discipl...

  • Learning via Sport and Outdoor EducationEDUC20070

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the educational relevance of sport and outdoor education. Through both practical experience and theoretical framing, the educational relevance of sport and outdoor education is investigated and analysed. This investigation and analysis will draw comparisons and contrasts bet...

  • Positive Leadership and CareersEDUC30072

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    In this subject, students will explore positive approaches to career choice, career management, and leadership. Students will investigate key questions such as: How much does money matter? What are the factors that promote flourishing in education and throughout one’s career? What approaches can...

  • Learning Area Languages 1EDUC90453

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    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

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    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

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    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

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    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

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    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

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    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

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    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, ...

  • Principles of Positive PsychologyEDUC90787

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    The Principles of Positive Psychology subject will explore the impetus behind the development of positive psychology as well as the theories and frameworks underpinning it. Problem-focused and strengths-based approaches to mental health will be distinguished and the merits and limits of each pres...

  • Music, Learning and Popular MusiciansEDUC10058

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    Many popular musicians acquire their skills and knowledge outside education institutions and traditional music teaching. Informal learning in music has become the focus of ongoing international research over the last decade and outcomes of this research have had a significant impact on music peda...

  • Knowledge, Learning and CultureEDUC20065

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will explore the significance of culture and context in the development and transmission of knowledge and in approaches to learning. Topics will include a consideration of historical, social, political and cultural influences on knowledge and the analysis of information and ideas fro...

  • Story, Children and the ArtsEDUC20083

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines how story and storytelling engage children and young people. It focuses on how artful, imaginative and narrative experiences enrich and expand personal and social awareness, and connectedness. Students will explore story creating and story telling as expressive modes of comm...

  • Developing Clinical Practice 1EDUC90593

    Offered:JanuaryYear:2019

    The Developing Clinical Practice subject provides the arena in which all the other subjects in the program are integrated into participants’ developing expertise as a classroom teacher, and their developing understandings of professional knowledge, professional practice and professional engagemen...

  • Learning Area TESOL 2EDUC90476

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    TESOL 2 builds upon the theory and practice of teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) established in TESOL 1. Moving beyond the fundamentals of methodology, this subject develops Teacher Candidates’ understandings of the needs of diverse groups of ESL learners in Australian schoo...