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ECJ724 - Teaching for Pathways Into Tertiary Study

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Offering information:

Applied Learning units not available to E760 students in 2014.

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

(For continuing students enrolled in course E690 course,  and E760 only)

Unit chair:C Schulz




Incompatible with:



This unit is designed to expand knowledge and skill as applied learning teachers in the VCE. The unit will enable you to develop teaching knowledge and skills in the context of one or both specialist teaching areas, with a clear focus on the curriculum requirements of the VCE as it is aligned to entrance to tertiary study, including entrance requirements for courses at TAFE institutes and universities at AQF diploma level and above. The unit focuses on pedagogies appropriate to the post-compulsory sector but with an emphasis on studies in the VCE, including VCE VET subjects and other VCE subjects as relevant to your specialist teaching areas.


Task 1: Analysis of Applied Learning

Students analyse curriculum content knowledge and assessment requirements of two VCE/VCE VET in VET sequences and undertake a summary audit of the content compatible with identify those areas that provide opportunities to use applied learning teaching approaches (2500 words – 50%).

Task 2: Applied Learning proposal

Students prepare a detailed applied learning proposal for delivery in of the VCE/VCE VET in VCE subjects (2500 words – 50%).

Prescribed texts

Marsh, C. 2008, Becoming a Teacher 4th Ed., Pearson Education Australia, Frenchs Forest.

Warner, D. 2006, Schooling for the Knowledge Era, Australian Council for Educational Research, Camberwell Victoria.

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