BIOLOGY SECONDARY CURRICULUM 2

EDU4BI2

2021

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 11 &12, 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.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPrem Kurup

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesOn line learning modules and face to face intensives

Capstone subjectNo

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 (EMTP), Master of Teaching Secondary (EMTS), 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)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate knowledge of the concepts, skills, structure of the content and teaching strategies of Biology and Science Education, and an in-depth understanding of how students learn in Biology
02. Critically analyse, plan and synthesise, a range of Biology learning and teaching activities and sequences for senior 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
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 Biology Education
04. Examine the relationships between assessment, feedback and reporting, learning task design, student engagement and knowledge and skills to be developed in Biology, and apply to the requirements of curriculum documents

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Week 29-43, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPrem Kurup

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 29 - 29
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 29 - 43
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 29 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Task 1: Curriculum-based Unit Plan = 1750 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Task 2: Case Study of Issue/Teaching Resources (Produce and Publish) = 1750 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Task 3: Reflective Journal - equivalent to 1000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1

Bendigo, 2021, Week 29-43, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPrem Kurup

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 29 - 29
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 29 - 43
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 29 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Task 1: Curriculum-based Unit Plan = 1750 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Task 2: Case Study of Issue/Teaching Resources (Produce and Publish) = 1750 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Task 3: Reflective Journal - equivalent to 1000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 29-43, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPrem Kurup

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 29 - 29
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 29 - 43
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 29 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Task 1: Curriculum-based Unit Plan = 1750 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Task 2: Case Study of Issue/Teaching Resources (Produce and Publish) = 1750 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Task 3: Reflective Journal - equivalent to 1000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1

Mildura, 2021, Week 29-43, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPrem Kurup

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 29 - 43
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 29 - 43
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 29 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Task 1: Curriculum-based Unit Plan = 1750 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Task 2: Case Study of Issue/Teaching Resources (Produce and Publish) = 1750 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Task 3: Reflective Journal - equivalent to 1000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1