ISSUES IN EDUCATION B - TEACHING IN THE MIDDLE YEARS

EDU4IMB

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students focus on theories of teaching and learning in the Middle Years. This will include: The Significance of Social Interactions in Learning; Student Engagement; The Role of Students in a Teaching-Learning Partnership; Literacy in the Middle Years.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCaroline Walta

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU4IMA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsClass Notes, Reading Lists, Prescribed web pagesPrescribedN/AN/A
ReadingsLearning in the Middle Years more than a transitionRecommendedGroundwater-Smith et alTHOMSON, VIC 2007
ReadingsMeet Me in the MiddleRecommendedWormeli, RSTENHOUSE PUBLISHERS, 2001
ReadingsSmart in the Middle GradesRecommendedTomlinson, C & Doubet, KHAWKER BROWNLOW, 2007
ReadingsTeaching and Learning in indigenous educationRecommendedHarrison, N.OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2008

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Shepparton, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCaroline Walta

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar
Eight 4.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on any day including weekend and delivered via face-to-face.
"On-campus intensive classes"

Problem Based Learning
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on any day including weekend and delivered via blended.
"Directed online learning"

Scheduled Online Class
Three 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Group presentation linked to workshop activity50
Indigenous education reflection40
Journal10