CURRICULUM FOCUSSED METHOD
Credit points: 15
In this Method subject students delve more deeply into the curricula of their chosen Disciplines and learn about a range of strategies that can be applied in those Disciplines. Students also investigate cross or interdisciplinary approaches that are taken in some schools.
FacultyFaculty of Education
Subject Co-ordinatorBetina Przybylak
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Prerequisites Only available to students enrolled in the following courses: EBTP - Bachelor of Teaching (Primary), EBTS - Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary), EBOCE - Bachelor of Outreach and Community Education, EBTOCE - Bachelor of Teaching (Outreach and Community Education), AZAAE - Bachelor of Arts/Arts Education, SZSSE - Bachelor of Science/Science Education
Special conditions Must complete first and second year Discipline studies prior to enrolling in this subject.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Curriculum:Action on Reflection||Recommended||Smith, D.L & Lovet T.J||SOCIAL SCIENCE PRESS, 2003|
|Readings||Education Dept Website||Recommended||http://www.education.vic.gov.au/teacher||N/A|
|Readings||Effective Teaching Strategies Lessons from Research and Practice||Recommended||Killen, R||THOMSON SOCIAL SCIENCE PRESS VICTORIA (2007)|
|Readings||Effective Teaching: evidence and practice||Recommended||Muijs, D. & Reynolds, D.||SAGE PUBLICATIONS (2005)|
|Readings||Improving Student Achievement. A practical guide to assessment for learning||Recommended||Glasson, T.||CURRICULUM CORPORATION 2008|
|Readings||Learning Federation website||Recommended||www.thelearningfederation.com.au||N/A|
|Readings||Learning in the Middle Years more than a transition||Recommended||Groundwater-Smith at al||THOMSON, 2007|
|Readings||Meet me in the Middle-Online text||Recommended||Wormelli, R.||STENHOUSE PUBLISHERS (2001)|
|Readings||Teaching: making a difference||Recommended||Churchill, Rick et al (2011)||JOHN WILEY & SONS|
|Readings||Technology Toolkit (introducing you to Web2.0)||Recommended||Bass, G. & Pearce, J. (2008)||NELSON|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBetina Przybylak
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus one hour of online learning per week"
|Development and group presentation of curriculum materials (Equivalent to 2,000-words)||50|
|Reflective Digital Story (equivalent to 1,000-words)||25|
|Weekly posts in Method Conversation (1,000-words)||25|