Teaching Practices Science
|Course code EDUC6715||Units 10||Level 6000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education|
This course will develop students pedagogical understanding of a variety of teaching strategies suitable for use at secondary school level. Students will examine Science syllabi. They will consider the rationale of the syllabi, develop lesson and unit plans suitable for a particular syllabus (using knowledge of a variety of teaching strategies introduced in this course) and gather resources that will help them to teach Science at the secondary school level.
Not available in 2014
|Previously offered in 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004|
|Objectives||To develop in students an understanding of the rationale for secondary school Science syllabi, and to consider a variety of teaching strategies suitable for pupils at the secondary school level and design suitable lesson and unit plans to implement those syllabi.|
|Content||There will be a series of weekly lectures examining a broad array of teaching strategies 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 Science specialist. The tutorials will cover specific programming and evaluation approaches for Science classes.
|Assumed Knowledge||Discipline knowledge and EDUC6728|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Tutorial: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 10 weeks|
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 10 weeks