GENERAL SCIENCE SECONDARY CURRICULUM 2

EDU4GS2

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject knowledge and skills are developed about pedagogical content knowledge, planning, implementation, assessment and reporting, and reflection. The emphasis is on effective teaching and learning within an Australian/Victorian context for Years 7-10 Science, drawing upon the examples of current curriculum and professional frameworks.



Pre-service teachers consider, demonstrate and reflect upon a professional understanding of teaching method-specific concepts, issues and developments, safety, where applicable, and legal responsibilities, application of learning technologies, audio-visual materials, and resources.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPeter Cox

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in either of the following courses in order to undertake this subject: Masters of Teaching Secondary (EMTCS, EMTCSB, EMTCSW),Bachelor of Education Secondary (EBEDS, EBEDSB and EBEDSM), Master of Teaching Secondary (EMTSB), Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Arts Education (AZAAE), Bachelor of Science//Bachelor of Science Education (SZSSE), Bachelor of Arts/Master of Teaching (AZATS), Bachelor of Science & Masters of Teaching Secondary (SZSTS), Bachelor of Teaching Secondary (EBTS), Bachelor of Education (EVEDB), Bachelor o f Education (RBEDM)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate knowledge of the concepts, skills, structure of the content and teaching strategies of Science Education, and an in-depth understanding of how students learn in Science.

Activities:
Students will engage in a range on line on modules

02. Critically analyse, plan and synthesise, a range of Science learning and teaching activities and sequences for junior secondary students that involve a variety of pedagogical approaches and resources (including safe and ethical pedagogy and use of resources including ICT) appropriate to state and national curricula.

Activities:
Students will engage in a range on line on modules

03. Describe, design, and evaluate a unit of work involving a variety of teaching strategies that cater for individual differences in student learning (across a range of abilities) and integrate capabilities and priorities of state and/or national curriculum in Science Education.

Activities:
Students will engage in a range on line on modules

04. Examine the relationships between assessment, feedback and reporting, learning task design, student engagement and knowledge and skills to be developed in Science, and apply to the requirements of curriculum documents.

Activities:
Students will engage in a range on line on modules

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Cox

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 33 - 33
One 8.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Task 1: Curriculum-based Unit Plan = 135030 01, 02
Task 2: Case Study of Issue/Teaching Resources (Produce and Publish) = 200050 03, 04
Task 3: Reflective Journal = 115020 03

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Cox

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 33 - 33
One 8.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Task 1: Curriculum-based Unit Plan = 135030 01, 02
Task 2: Case Study of Issue/Teaching Resources (Produce and Publish) = 200050 03, 04
Task 3: Reflective Journal = 115020 03

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Cox

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 33 - 33
One 8.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Task 1: Curriculum-based Unit Plan = 135030 01, 02
Task 2: Case Study of Issue/Teaching Resources (Produce and Publish) = 200050 03, 04
Task 3: Reflective Journal = 115020 03