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EDF4401

Faculty of Education

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate, Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate, Postgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Clayton Second semester (Open Learning) 2011 (Open Learning)
Coordinator(s)Ms A Forsyth; Mrs Kerry Canty

Synopsis

Accounting Education builds on the knowledge, skills and behaviours learned in the first semester Business Education unit and explores relevant issues, pedagogy and professional requirements essential for teachers of Accounting and related studies in the twenty first century classroom. Students will explore the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) Accounting Study Design as an exemplar of course requirements associated with the teaching and learning of Accounting and related studies at the post compulsory level.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate sound knowledge of relevant discipline areas associated with the teaching and learning of Accounting and related subjects;
  2. select and evaluate appropriate Accounting teaching and learning resources;
  3. motivate and engage students in their learning of Accounting and associated studies;
  4. set clear, challenging and achievable goals for students in their learning of accounting and associated studies;
  5. use a range of teaching styles, procedures and technologies appropriate to best practice teaching and learning of Accounting and associated studies;
  6. use assessment tasks that are purposeful and relevant to the teaching and learning Accounting program and the learning needs of students; and
  7. use a variety of assessment and reporting methods to regularly monitor student learning progress.

Assessment

This unit is graded Pass Grade Only (PGO); Assessment Task 1: Assessment folio (1,000 words; 25%); Assessment Task 2: Learning and Teaching Plan (unit of work) including reflection (3,000 words; 75%).

Chief examiner(s)

Ms Anita Forsyth

Contact hours

3 hrs per week

Prerequisites

A minor sequence in accounting, Level 3, undergraduate degree, or by special permission, EDF4111 Business education

Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled simultaneously in a professional experience unit(s).

Prohibitions

EDF5493 Accounting education B