Extended Studies in Science 2

Course code EDUC4109
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

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.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

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.

Content

  • Pupil research in Secondary Science
  • Prescribed focus areas in NSW science
  • Excursions in Secondary Science
  • Values and ethics in science

Assumed Knowledge

EDUC2101, EDUC2052, EDUC3052 and EDUC2152

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Pupil Research Documentation

Written Assignment: Excursion Documentation

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 9 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 9 Weeks