University of Technology Sydney

028263 Science Teaching Methods 1

6cp; 3hpw x 9wks (lecture and tutorial, online)
Requisite(s): 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10350 Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Education
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 013419 Science Teaching Methods 1 AND C10209 Bachelor of Educational Studies


This subject explores how teaching and curriculum can be organised and managed for effective learning. The subject combines theory with practice to provide students with the skills and understanding required to begin to teach in a secondary school and is associated with professional experience. 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. 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 prerequisite or corequisite for the other science teaching methods subjects and professional experience subjects.

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Autumn D session, City campus

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