edu5mb1 secondary method cluster b (one)




Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject student knowledge and skills are further developed in relation to pedagogical content knowledge, planning, implementation, assessment and reporting, and reflection. The emphasis is on effective teaching and learning within an Australian context, drawing upon the examples of current curriculum and professional frameworks. Students consider, demonstrate and reflect upon a professional understanding of teaching method specific concepts, issues and developments, safety and legal responsibilities, application of learning technologies, audio-visual materials, and resources. Cluster B includes Humanities, History, Business Studies, Geography, Information Technology, Media Studies, English, Arts (Visual, Dance, Drama), LOTE, English as an Additional Language, Student Wellbeing.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEva Dakich

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU5PFL and EDU5MTS


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students choose two Secondary Method Cluster subjects. Valid combinations are EDU5MA1 and EDU5MA2 (two methods in cluster A); EDU5MA1 and EDU5MB1 (one method from each cluster); and EDU5MB1 and EDU5MB2 (two methods in cluster B).

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the concepts, substance and structure of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area, into effective learning and teaching sequences.

Introduction to Method/Cluster Planning

02. Plan for, implement and reflect upon effective teaching and learning practices, utilising a range of strategies and resources to cater for diverse student needs and abilities.

Teaching Strategies, Learning Techniques

03. Develop strategies for creating and maintaining inclusive, engaging, supportive and safe learning environments, within school and/or system requirements.

Diversity in the Classroom

04. Demonstrate understanding of a range of discipline-appropriate strategies and approaches to assess, provide feedback and report on student learning.

Assessment and Reporting

05. Access and utilise professional, community and industry supports to broaden teaching knowledge and practice.

Professional subject association networks

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Week 22-34, Blended


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEva Dakich

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 25 - 25
One 2.5 days lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus directed online learning activities"


Assessment elementComments%ILO*
Unit of Work 1 (1500 words)This first Unit of Work is to be compiled and submitted following completion of the intensive class and the online modules of #Introduction#, #Planning#, #Curriculum#, and #Assessment and Reporting#. This Unit of Work is to include an overview plan for a unit, one detailed lesson plan, reference to one diagnostic, one formative and one summative assessment task, a clear orientation to selected curriculum (c2501, 04
Unit of Work 2 (2700 words)This second Unit of Work is to be compiled and submitted following completion of all online modules and is expected to demonstrate careful consideration of learning opportunities provided to date. This Unit of Work is an extension of task 1, while further strengthening the initial ideas suggested with additional incorporation of at least one assessment rubric, separate plans showing differentiation and indi4501, 02, 03, 04
Reflective Portfolio (1800 words)3001, 02, 03, 04, 05