This course deepens students' knowledge 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 NSW syllabi, implementation of NSW Environmental Education Policy documents and learner research projects. The course will examine and critically analyse appropriate teaching and assessment strategies for the implementation of these syllabus components in the classroom, laboratory and field.
Availability2018 Course Timetables
- Semester 1 - 2018
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Develop and evaluate 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.
- Student research in Secondary Science.
- Prescribed focus areas in NSW science.
- Excursions in Secondary Science.
- Values and ethics in science.
Written Assignment: Pupil Research Documentation
Written Assignment: Excursion Documentation
Face to Face On Campus 8 hour(s) per Term Full Term
Self-Directed 10 hour(s) per Term Full Term
Face to Face On Campus 16 hour(s) per Term Full Term