METHODS A - CURRICULUM IN FOCUS

EDU4MLA

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The purpose of this subject is to promote student understanding about scope and sequence in key areas identified by the Victorian Essential Learning standards (VELS) and their relationship with the principles of Learning and Teaching (PoLT). Students will be directed to resources associated with this material and will consider the following: Individual methods and integrated learning, content suitable for each year level, lesson and program planning, materials and resources, teaching styles suitable to the method, assessment and evaluation, catering for individual differences, curriculum planning in schools, teaching for life-long learning, application of learning technologies, Progression Points, and Literacy and Numeracy across the curriculum.

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

PrerequisitesN/A

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 to Teach new times, new practicesRecommendedLatham, G et alOXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2007
ReadingsSmart in the Middle GradesRecommendedTomlinson, C & Doubet, KHAWKER AND BROWNLOW, 2007

Subject options

Select to view your study options…

Start date between: and    Key dates

Shepparton, 2014, Week 07-28, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCaroline Walta

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop
Eight 5.0 hours lecture/workshop 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
Two 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Development of a Unit of Work for Years 5/640
Digital Story30
Journal10
Lesson plan analysis20