University of Technology Sydney

028264 Science Teaching Methods 2

6cp; 2hpw x 6wks; 3hpw x 3wks
Blended approach: F2F and Online

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 (Primary) Bachelor of Arts International Studies OR 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10444 Bachelor of Education Bachelor of Languages and Cultures))
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 Educational Studies



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.

Typical availability

Autumn D session, City campus

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