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  • Literacy Assessment and LearningEDUC90777

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject will highlight the significance of literacy assessment and teaching to meet the individual learning needs of primary school students. Topics will include: the social and cognitive factors that impact on primary school students’ literacy development and a review of related research; ...

  • Learning and Teaching Contexts 2EDUC90584

    Offered:JanuaryYear:2019

    Building on the work done in Learning & Teaching Contexts 1, participants will consider system and school-level responses to students’ needs in a context of equity, inclusion and social justice, with a focus on the role of policy in guiding teacher practice, curriculum design and professional...

  • Primary Mathematics Education2 ExtensionEDUC90834

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject supports Teacher Candidates to develop pedagogical content knowledge for the effective teaching and learning of the following mathematics strands from Foundation to Level 7: Content Strand: Measurement and GeometryProficiencies: Understanding, Fluency, Problem Solving, Reasoning. W...

  • Specific Learning Difficulties: NumeracyEDUC90194

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject reviews current theories of learning disabilities in numeracy and their implications for instruction. Relevant diagnostic and instructional models are analysed in terms of their theoretical bases, empirical support and implications for implementation. Contemporary numeracy education ...

  • Curriculum Frameworks in the IB MYPEDUC90968

    Offered:Term 2, Term 4Year:2019

    This subject investigates the purpose and structure of the Middle Years Programme (MYP) curriculum framework. Key issues explored will include challenges for learning and teaching in relation to: individual, community, social, global consciousness; language and inclusion; disciplinarity, interdis...

  • Clinical Teaching Practice (EC) 3EDUC90894

    Offered:February, AugustYear:2019

    This subject synthesises Teacher Candidates’ understanding of the characteristics of professional knowledge, clinical practice and engagement for professional accountability when teaching children aged from three years to five years. Teacher Candidates will reflect critically on the ways in which...

  • Clinical Teaching Practice (EC&P) 1EDUC90987

    Offered:MayYear:2019

    This subject requires Teacher Candidates to demonstrate their developing professional knowledge, clinical practice, and professional engagement in the primary school context. The school placement focuses on clinical teaching and on developing an understanding of student characteristics, principle...

  • Applied Research StudyEDUC90945

    Offered:February, JulyYear:2019

    Students negotiate an individual project relating to education with an individual supervisor. The project includes a critical review of relevant academic and research literature and a research project relating to educational practice. Students also participate in regular online activities to supp...

  • Development and DifferencesEDUC90228

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    Mainstream and current research in the fields of personality, intelligence and interests will be investigated. Emphasis is placed on gaining in-depth knowledge of important models within these field, such that students understand the professional implications of utilising psychological measures b...

  • Assessing Clinical LearnersEDUC90744

    Offered:February, Semester 2, SeptemberYear:2019

    One of the key roles of the clinical teacher is to reliably assess their learners’ knowledge, skills and performance to decide whether they have achieved competence in the area of instruction. This is not just important for appropriate academic achievement and progression, but to ensure that lear...

  • Foundations of Educational LeadershipEDUC90344

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    The subject investigates conceptual frameworks that inform educational leadership including: Sergiovanni's five school leadership forces; Bolman and Deal's leadership frames; Robbins' organisational behaviour model, Drysdale, Gurr and Mulford's school leadership framework. The subject uses the br...

  • Clinical Teaching Practice (Sec) 2EDUC90909

    Offered:February, JulyYear:2019

    This subject provides further opportunities for Teacher Candidates to consolidate their understanding of the nexus between theory and practice of teaching, drawing on a range of theoretical perspectives and contemporary research. Teacher Candidates will consolidate and deepen their understandings...

  • AUSLAN and Visual CommunicationEDUC20076

    Offered:JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    In this subject, students will explore visual communication and be introduced to Auslan, the language of the Australian signing Deaf community. In doing this, students will delve into the linguistic and cultural aspects of Auslan and develop skills in communicating using this visual language. Th...

  • Wellbeing, Motivation and PerformanceEDUC10057

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject explores the science of the factors that enable individuals to operate at the peak of their potential; including how to participate in more engaging activities, how to live healthier, be more resilient, have more satisfying relationships and lead more productive and fulfilling lives....

  • Youth Arts: Expressing Cultural IdentityEDUC20062

    Offered:JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will explore how young people create their social and personal identities through the arts (including visual and performing arts), and use these processes to relate to peers and society. This subject is taught in intensive mode with a combination of tutorials and cultural site visits...

  • Youth Leading ChangeEDUC20075

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject explores young people as change-makers and problem-solvers against a backdrop of social transformation in Australia and globally. It provides students with thinking tools for addressing local and global problems in everyday life and skills for leadership. The subject focuses particul...

  • Australian Indigenous EducationEDUC90425

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to Indigenous education in Australia, and an opportunity to develop the knowledge required to work at the interface between Indigenous and Western knowledge systems. The subject will explore the history of Indigenous education policy in Australia, its global ...

  • Personalising Learning with TechnologyEDUC90913

    Offered:Summer Term, AugustYear:2019

    This subject will support participants to develop teaching strategies that meet the needs of all students through the use of carefully evaluated and selected digital tools. Current research is used to inform the evaluation of technology tools for educational use and their effectiveness for studen...

  • Building Positive Education CommunitiesEDUC90807

    Offered:May, NovemberYear:2019

    This subject explores how positive psychology practitioners can initiate, implement and lead change across the workplace, learning institution, or broader community, and facilitate the development of an evidence base for demonstrating the impact of their strategies to ensure change is embedded. M...

  • Foundations of EvaluationEDUC90850

    Offered:Term 2, Term 4Year:2019

    This subject provides students with an introduction to evaluation fundamentals, including: the nature and purposes of evaluation, the logic of evaluation, types of evaluations, values, and professional standards.