This course will develop students' pedagogical understanding of programming and assessment procedures suitable for use within the science Key Learning Area. It will consider the rationales of the Stage 6 science syllabi, program design and development of assessment strategies suitable for work appropriate to a NSW syllabus, drawing on their science major.
Availability2021 Course Timetables
- Semester 1 - 2021
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Develop science lesson plans and programs for their discipline major at the Stage 6 level of the 7-12 curriculum;
2. Demonstrate integration of aims, objectives, content, outcomes and banded statements of learner achievement;
3. Use a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching their discipline major;
4. Apply their understanding of key assessment issues to the preparation of a specific Stage 6 assessment task relevant to their science major; and
5. Use the educational literature to defend practice within current Board of Studies parameters.
- Patterns and principles of assessment in NSW Science courses
- Impact of changing national policies on NSW assessment practice
- Deep understanding of principles of standards-based assessment
- Integration of coherent assessment principles into unit design and programming
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
- Regulatory authority approved comparable pathways or
- Commencement in the program pre 2016
EDUC1101 and EDUC2052
Proposal / Plan: Unit Plan
Face to Face On Campus 8 hour(s) per Term Full Term
Face to Face On Campus 16 hour(s) per Term Full Term
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