Extended Studies in Science 2

Course code EDUC4109
Not available in 2016
2016 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

  • Semester 1 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

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

Requisite

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 - BOSTES approved comparable pathways or - Commencement in the program pre 2016

Assumed Knowledge

EDUC1101, EDUC2052, EDUC3052 and EDUC2152

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Pupil Research Documentation

Written Assignment: Excursion Documentation

Contact Hours

Callaghan

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 8 hour(s) per Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 16 hour(s) per Term