INTEGRATED SCIENCE LEARNING

EDU3ISL

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students further develop competence and skills to teach science in primary schools. Students explore science, with a particular focus on the concepts within biological and earth and space sciences. They explore additional innovative pedagogies related to teaching and learning in science. Students investigate additional curriculum resources available for teaching science topics, with a particular focus on AUSVELS and integrated curriculum. Students participate in an integrated teaching experience in a primary school where they design, implement, and evaluate an integrated science unit

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPeter Cox

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU2TS

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU3SL

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEncyclopedia of SciencePrescribedFinch et al (2006)DORLING KINDERSLEY, LONDON
ReadingsSample Science ProgramPrescribedDepartment of Education & Training (2001)N/A
ReadingsTeachers Online Primary Science CDPrescribedDepartment of Education & Training (2002)N/A
ReadingsTeaching Primary Science Constructively (Third Ed.)PrescribedSkamp, K. (Ed.) (2008)THOMPSON, MELBOURNE
ReadingsPrimary ConnectionsRecommendedAustralian Academy of Science (2008)AUSTRALIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCE
ReadingsThe Art of Teaching Primary ScienceRecommendedDawson, V. & Venville, G. (2007)CROWS NEST: ALLEN & UNWIN

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Cox

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus one hour of online learning per week"

Placement - Off Site
One 15.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
MSTIE Project: includes documentation; oral presentation & practicum implementation.Completed in pairs70
Weekly online self-paced topic reviews and quiz - equivalent to a 1,250-word essayHurdle: Satisfactory participation & performance to defined exit standards in compulsory supervised teaching practice.30

Mildura, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDeborah Neal

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"

Placement - Off Site
One 15.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
MSTIE Project: includes documentation; oral presentation & practicum implementation.Completed in pairs70
Weekly online self-paced topic reviews and quiz - equivalent to a 1,250-word essayHurdle: Satisfactory participation & performance to defined exit standards in compulsory supervised teaching practice.30