This course deepens students' understanding of the principles and practices of teaching and learning in secondary schools within the Science KLA. It will place particular emphasis on the Prescribed Focus Areas that characterise BofS syllabi, implementation of NSW Environmental Education Policy documents and learner research projects. The course will examine appropriate teaching and assessment strategies for the implementation of these syllabus components in the classroom, laboratory and field.
Availability2017 Course Timetables
- Semester 1 - 2017
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Develop learning experiences for environmental science, including excursions, using a range of strategies, technologies and resources;
2. Designing appropriate research projects for Stage 4/5 and 6 Science students; and
3. Apply appropriate teaching and assessment strategies for implementing Science syllabus requirements in the classroom, laboratory and field.
- Pupil research in Secondary Science
- Prescribed focus areas in NSW science
- Excursions in Secondary Science
- Values and ethics in science
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 - BOSTES approved comparable pathways or - Commencement in the program pre 2016
EDUC1101, EDUC2052, EDUC3052 and EDUC2152
Written Assignment: Pupil Research Documentation
Written Assignment: Excursion Documentation
Face to Face On Campus 8 hour(s) per Term
Face to Face On Campus 16 hour(s) per Term