028264 Science Teaching Methods 26cp; 3hpw (on-campus 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
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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