Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students develop an understanding of the complexities associated with the teaching, development, implementation and evaluation of study designs and related curriculum in Australian Curriculum and in the curricula of specific state-based jurisdictions, such as VCE and VCAL in Victoria. Topics covered include: planning units of work and lessons, teaching strategies, teaching resources, learning technologies in the curriculum, general assessment and evaluation. Emphasis is placed on contribution and participation by class members, both face-to-face and in on-line activities.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKaye Harris

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU4MTL

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAustralian curriculum. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (2009)N/A
ReadingsSecondary schooling in a changing worldRecommendedGroundwater-Smith, S., Brennan, M., McFadden, M., Mitchell, J., & Munns, G. (2009)2ND ED, SOUTH MELBOURNE: CENGAGE LEARNING
ReadingsTeaching: making a differenceRecommendedChurchill, R. et al (2012)2ND ED, MILTON, QLD: JOHN WILEY & SONS
ReadingsWhat expert teachers do: enhancing professional knowledge for classroom practiceRecommendedLoughran, J. (2010)CROWS NEST, NSW: ALLEN & UNWIN
ReadingsYouth and society: Exploring the social dynamics of youth experienceRecommendedWhite, R., & Wyn, J. (2008)2ND ED, MELBOURNE: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Week 07-26, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaye Harris

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 07 - 07
Two 4.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 07 to week 07 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Two preliminary half-day sessions at the on-campus intensive."

Scheduled Online Class
One 2.0 hours scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend and delivered via blended.
"Directed on-line learning activities."


Assessment elementComments%
A series of lesson plans for the later years of schooling (2,500 word equivalent)50
A structured folio representing learning in the later years of schooling (2,500 word equivalent)50