Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Knowledge and skills are developed about lesson planning, units of work, literacy and numeracy across the curriculum, and assessment and reporting. The emphasis is on curriculum development in an Australian context, drawing upon the example of the Victorian Essential Learning Standards, Victorian Certificate of Education, Principles of Learning and Teaching. An overview of alternative education pathways will be provided, including VCAL & VET. Strategic advice relating to teaching this discipline is based on learning theories, including safety and legal responsibilities, application of learning technologies, audio-visual materials, and resources.


Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMarcus Morse

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsOne year of study in Outdoor Education which includes environmental studies and outdoor recreational activities. A current first aid certificate (Emergency First Aid Level 2).

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

A Pedagogy of Place: Outdoor education for a changing world

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorWattchow, B. & Brown, M.





Chapter/article titleN/A



Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Design lesson and unit plans which integrate a range of activities, resources, and materials to support learning, including the use of ICT and other learning technologies.
02. Plan learning sequences and units which are consistent with curriculum statements, frameworks and assessment structures commonly used in schools.
03. Be aware of tools and practices for assessing, recording and reporting student learning progress to parents and other stakeholders.
04. Have a critical understanding of the content, processes and skills of the content areas they intend to teach.
05. Be aware of the key concepts, structure and developments in their content areas.
06. Know the pedagogical approaches, resources and technologies used to support and assess student learning within their content areas.
07. Know the importance of literacy and numeracy to their content area and can incorporate strategies to support literacy and numeracy in their teaching.
08. Know how to integrate learning and student understanding across content areas.

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