Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students develop an understanding about how to construct authentic, integrated learning experiences for Middle Years students, and how to locate and analyse resources which will assist in presenting engaging curriculum experiences to students in this age group. There is also a focus on ensuring that students have strategies for assisting learners with a range of difficulties. The development of ICT skills and their use in both teaching and learning underpin this subject.

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 EDU4MLA


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


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

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Shepparton, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCaroline Walta

Class requirements

Eight 4.0 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.


Assessment elementComments%
Construction of a Unit of Work for Years 7-950
Reflection and Evaluation25
Technology construction - make an App25