Not available in 2012
Previously offered in 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
This course will develop students pedagogical understanding of programming and evaluation procedures suitable for use at the secondary school level. Students will examine Science 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 Science at the secondary school level.
To extend students understanding of secondary school Science syllabi, and to consider programming and evaluation procedures suitable for pupils at the secondary school level.
There 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 Science specialist. The tutorials will cover specific programming and evaluation approaches for Science classes.
Discipline knowledge and EDUC6728
Modes of Delivery
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 10 weeks
Tutorial: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 10 weeks