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028264 Science Teaching Methods 2

6cp; 3hpw (workshop)
Requisite(s): (028263 Science Teaching Methods 1 AND (48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10350 Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Education OR 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10349 Bachelor of Education Bachelor of Arts International Studies))
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 013420 Science Teaching Methods 2 AND C10209 Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies

Description

This subject considers the skills and understandings required to be an effective secondary science teacher and create an engaging program for learning. The subject informs professional experience. An emphasis is placed on professional commitment, current developments in science teaching and learning, and reflection on teaching practice. Topics include teaching to mixed achievement classes; selecting digital resources and tools to enhance student learning; organising and evaluating methods and materials for learning; discipline-specific assessment and reporting; theoretical teaching frameworks; and enacting selected policies and perspectives, such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives. Students demonstrate the development of a depth of knowledge within selected areas of education relevant to the National Curriculum in selected NSW science syllabuses.

Typical availability

Calendar B Spring session, City campus


Detailed subject description.

Access conditions

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