Foundations in Teaching Social Science
Not available in 2012
Previously offered in 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Develops skills in planning, communication, observation and lesson preparation within the Social Science Key Learning Area.
Contact Hours: 3 hours per week
The course addresses the following objectives:
a. development of personal teaching skills
b. development of curriculum understanding in the area of secondary social science
c. development of resources for teaching Social Science in the secondary school
d. development of interpersonal skills in working with students and teachers
Planning for learning
Cognitive demands underlying learning
Conducting practical lessons
Managing the classroom
Preventative management stategies
Adapting content for individual differences
Strategies for assessing different types of learning from the syllabus
Becoming a reflective teacher
The new course will replace EDDE468 from semester
1 2000. Students failing in EDDE468 will be required to enrol in and complete EDDE479.
Completion of a degree with a major in Social Science.
Modes of Delivery
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term