University of Technology Sydney

013420 Science Teaching Methods 2

6cp; 3hpw (on campus and online) To comply with health advice from NSW Health, the planned delivery of this subject for Spring D 2021 has been adjusted. Activities planned for campus in the first 3 weeks of session are being moved online. Activities for the remainder of the session (post-PEx) will be scheduled on campus only if the public health situation permits face-to-face learning in available teaching spaces. Please log into Canvas and monitor your UTS email for the latest advice concerning subject delivery and assessment information.
Requisite(s): 013419 Science Teaching Methods 1 OR 013049 Science Teaching Methods 1
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
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Anti-requisite(s): 013061 Science Teaching Methods 2 AND 028264 Science Teaching Methods 2

Postgraduate

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; and theoretical teaching frameworks. Students demonstrate the development of depth of knowledge within selected areas of education relevant to the national curriculum in selected NSW science syllabuses.


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