PRIMARY CURRICULUM INVESTIGATIONS

EDU3PCI

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students are introduced to designing integrated curriculum through a themed or inquiry approach, incorporating curriculum aspects of Science, Geography, History, Technology, Mathematics and applied English.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJennifer Masters

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCross-curricular approaches to teaching and learningRecommendedRowley, C., & Cooper, H. (2009)LONDON: SAGE

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Become familiar with the scope and sequence of science, mathematics and technology in primary schools.

Activities:
TBE

02. Design and evaluate integrated curriculum that incorporates an inquiry approach, with special emphasis on the use of multi-literacies, including ICT.

Activities:
TBE

03. Implement deliberate teacher strategies including scaffolding, collaborative teamwork and designed environment in order to support student learing.

Activities:
TBE

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Masters

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus one hour of online learning per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Curriculum design project40 01, 02, 03
1 hour multi-choice exam30 01, 02, 03
Project reflection30 02, 03