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EDS3450 Senior Phase Curriculum and Pedagogy

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Education
School or Department : Education
Version produced : 21 July 2014

Requisites

Pre-requisite: EDS2401 or EDS2402

Synopsis

This course will explore a range of curriculum issues for pre-service teachers to gain competence to teach in the senior years of schooling, the curriculum requirements of senior subjects and vocational certificated courses. Pre-service teachers will discuss the mandated elements of curriculum for certification, practice designing units of work linked to specific criteria, and to pre-specified learning outcomes in a competency-based framework. This course aims to give secondary educators increased understanding and confidence to deal with issues for senior schooling, strategies for teaching in their chosen disciplines, and to be able to modify curriculum for explicit teaching in vocational sectors. They will demonstrate an understanding of current curriculum policy in the senior phase and the implications for practice.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2013 Online
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2013 Online