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EDM5003 Science Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies

Short Description: Science Curriculm & Pedag Stud
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : National Priority - Teaching
ASCED code : 070103 - Teacher Education: Primary
Grading basis : Graded

Requisites

Pre-requisite: EDM5000

Synopsis

This course is designed to develop science pedagogical content knowledge for future school teachers from F-6. It has as its major focus the essential knowledge and skills necessary for beginning educators to: interpret contemporary primary science curricula and initiatives in science education; apply knowledge of how learners develop conceptual understanding in science; recognise and be responsive to learner backgrounds, characteristics, experiences and prior understandings which might impact upon engagement and learning in science; and, design and implement well-organised and managed science learning environments.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 Online
Semester 2, 2019 Online