Teaching and Learning in Social Sciences 3

Course code EDUC3060Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

This course will develop students pedagogical understanding of programming and evaluation procedures suitable for use at the secondary school level. Students will examine HSIE syllabi. Using the knowledge of programming and evaluation introduced in this course, they will consider the rationale, content choice and assessment regimes suitable for a particular syllabus. They will gather resources that will help them to teach HSIE at the secondary school level.

Not available in 2015

ObjectivesTo extend students understanding of secondary school HSIE syllabi, and to consider programming and evaluation procedures suitable for pupils at the secondary school level.
ContentThere will be a series of weekly lectures examining a broad array of evaluation and programming approaches suitable for use with pupils at the secondary school level. The lectures will examine general bases for these approaches and criteria for teacher decisions regarding their effective use.

There will be weekly tutorials conducted by a HSIE specialist. The tutorials will cover specific programming and evaluation approaches for HSIE classes.
Replacing Course(s)EDUC3143 and EDUC3146 (both 5 unit courses)
TransitionStudents who fail EDUC3143 or EDUC3146 or who have yet to complete either course will undertake EDUC3060 instead.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeEDUC1005 (Professional Preparation 1A), EDUC1006 (Professional Preparation 1B), EDUC2036 (Teaching and Learning in Social Sciences 1), EDUC2060 (T&L in Social Sciences 2)
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsStudents will produce approximately 5000 words or equivalent in assessment activities. There will be three assignments (two worth 30 % each and one worth 40 %) relating to the use of programming and evaluation in the HSIE classroom.

There is a computer competency requirement in this course.
Contact HoursTutorial: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 10 weeks