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.
+ The Curriculum, its Frameworks and a Christian Perspective
+ Students Learning the Curriculum
+ Integrating Resources including ICT with the Curriculum
+ Techniques and Strategies
+ Feedback and Assessment
+ Data and Differentiation for Improvement
+ Research on Teacher Effectiveness