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EDU8231 STEM Pedagogies

Short Description: STEM Pedagogies
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 : 070301 - Curriculum Studies
Grading basis : Graded

Requisites

Pre-requisite: EDU8131
Co-requisite: EDU8133

Synopsis

This course will enable participants to examine research that underpins contemporary and future pedagogies and practices in STEM. Participants will be required to reflect on personal practice and align this to their emerging theoretical knowledge of professional practices required to implement STEM within their environment. They will build knowledge of 21 Century skills, knowledge and practices and explore effective pedagogical approaches using critical theory and activity theory as the lens for examination of theoretical perspectives on STEM pedagogy. Participants will be required to apply their research skills to design, implement and evaluate pedagogies that will contribute to their effective professional practice in the delivery of STEM in their environment.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2020 Online
Date printed 21 October 2020