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EDMT5617 - Science Curriculum 1
Faculty of Education and Social Work - 6 credit points
HECS Band seven
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: Faculty of Education and Social Work
Offered session(s): 1
Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Louise Sutherland

Classes: 1x1.5-hr workshop/wk for 9 wks, 1x4-hr workshop for 3 wks

Assessment: portfolio (35%) and reflection on presentation skills (30%) and lesson plna and resource (35%)

This unit of study is the first of two core units undertaken by all students preparing to teach Science in high schools as one of their two teaching specialisations. Students will investigate the nature and purpose of science education in the secondary school, contemporary syllabuses in science for 7-10 children's understanding of science, teaching and learning strategies, the planning of learning activities and lessons, and current state, national and international policies on science education. All students will participate as science mentors in the i-science project for high schools.
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