University of Technology Sydney

013175 Biology Teaching Methods 2

6cp; 2hpw x 6wks; 3hpw x 3wks; blended approach: F2F and online
Requisite(s): 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10404 Bachelor of Science Master of Teaching Secondary Education AND 013243 Science Teaching Methods 1
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
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Teacher-education students gain skills and knowledge required to be an effective secondary science teacher and create an engaging program for learning. The subject informs supervised teaching placements in the professional experience subjects. There is an emphasis 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; and theoretical teaching frameworks. Teacher-education students acquire in-depth knowledge of the national curriculum in selected NSW science syllabuses.

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Autumn D session, City campus

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