Available in 2017, 2018
Course code

EDUC2052

Units

10 units

Level

2000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course will develop students' pedagogical understanding of a variety of teaching strategies suitable for use at the secondary school level. Students will investigate these strategies with reference to current Science syllabi. They will consider the rationale of the syllabi and use knowledge of a variety of teaching strategies introduced in this course to develop suitable lesson and unit plans that draw on their own discipline minor, and gather resources that will help them to teach that minor in Stage-appropriate ways that are consistent with quality teaching.


Availability2017 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2017
  • Semester 2 - 2018

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Articulate the role and value of Science education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum;

2. Develop science lesson plans and programs for their discipline minor at the Stage 4/5 level of the 7-12 curriculum;

3. Support the literacy and numeracy demands of their discipline minor as an area of study; and

4. Use a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching their discipline minor.


Content

  • The principles and practices of teaching and learning Science in secondary schools.
  • The role and value of Science education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum.
  • Lesson planning and programming for the Stage 4/5 Science curriculum.
  • Strategies, technologies and resources for teaching Stage 4/5 Science.

Requisites

To enrol in this course, students must meet the teacher education admission milestones, if commencing a teaching program from commencement of 2016.

Enrolment in this course is dependent on meeting the teacher education admission milestone of successful completion of - Three HSC band 5s (including one in English) or - 80 units of UoN courses or - Regulatory authority approved comparable pathways or - Commencement in the program pre 2016


Assumed knowledge

EDUC1101


Assessment items

Proposal / Plan: Lesson Plan

Proposal / Plan: Unit Plan


Contact hours

Callaghan

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 8 hour(s) per Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 16 hour(s) per Term