University of Technology Sydney

013243 Science Teaching Methods 1

6cp; 2hpw x 6wks; 3hpw x 3wks; blended approach: F2F and online
Requisite(s): 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10404 Bachelor of Science Master of Teaching Secondary Education
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 013419 Science Teaching Methods 1 AND 028263 Science Teaching Methods 1


The subject includes study of secondary syllabuses, lesson planning, approaches to learning and teaching, and different forms and functions of practical work and its role in learning and teaching. This subject explores science teaching and curriculum through the lens of contemporary theory and practices to competently teach science in a secondary school. In terms of teaching and learning, there is a heavy focus on a range of teaching strategies and resources, including ICT, that engage students in their learning. This subject is a pre-requisite for the other science teaching methods, and professional experience, subjects.

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Autumn D session, City campus

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