Pre-requisites

A minor study in Psychology as per VIT Specialist Area Guidelines

ED920.506 Developmental Learning and Pedagogy
ED921.506 Ecology and Management of Learning Environments

Co-requisites

ED923.506 Information Communications Technology and Design
ED924.506 Learners, Educators and Social Contexts

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

This unit will provide pre-service teachers with the opportunity to engage with current knowledge and understanding about teaching and learning in Psychology at the level of VCE. Pre-service teachers will also engage with and develop their knowledge of the current curriculum for Psychology. The unit covers recommended pedagogical approaches for the teaching and assessment of Psychology in the senior years, including the effective integration of ICT for subject specific processes and to enhance students’ learning experiences. Pre-service teachers will be provided with opportunities to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding required to analyse students’ competencies, determining learning needs and providing meaningful feedback to plan for and facilitate their progress in Psychology. The unit will cover literacy and numeracy relevant to the method, and alternative pathways that can be provided for students with diverse educational needs and aspirations. The unit will also incorporate Christian faith, worldview and Scripture related to the teaching and learning of Psychology.

Topics

Teaching Strategies


Unit offerings

Face to face: Semester 1, 2019

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.