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EDM8001 STEM Curriculum and Pedagogy

Short Description: STEM C & P
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 070105 - Teacher Education: Secondary
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 7 March 2021

Requisites

Pre-requisite: EDS4402 or EDS4403 or EDS4404 or EDS4405 or EDS4406 or EDS4407 or EDS4408 or EDS4410 or EDS4411 or ITD3200

Synopsis

The course extends upon the earlier Curriculum and Pedagogy course and explores skills, knowledge and processes that are shared amongst the STEM disciplines. So often in practice, secondary teachers are required to teach beyond their two specific teaching areas that they learnt during their initial teacher education degree. This course specifically aims to increase preservice teachers' ability to teach beyond these areas by extending pedagogy and pedagogical content knowledge to other teaching areas within a broad cluster of STEM. You will develop an understanding and appreciation of the complexity and interrelatedness of the cluster of STEM disciplines and begin to see potential for designing learning experiences that broaden perspectives. There will also be opportunities in this course to extend your focus on discipline specific practices when you break into smaller groups that are discipline specific.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 3, 2021 Online
Date printed 7 March 2021