Not currently offered
Course code

EDUC6409

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

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.


Availability

Callaghan


    Learning outcomes

    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.


    Content

    • Student research in Secondary Science.
    • Prescribed focus areas in NSW science.
    • Excursions in Secondary Science.
    • Values and ethics in science.

    Assumed knowledge

    EDUC6552


    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 Full Term

    Tutorial

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

    The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.