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Curriculum, Pedagogy and Practice 2 (Science) (8853.2)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Faculty: Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Education



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    • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165983) - View
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    This unit provides a basis for professional decision-making in classroom practice in the nominated curriculum area teaching years 7-12. The focus of the minimum 15 days of supervised professional experience is to further develop teacher knowledge, skills and attitudes through immersion in the school setting with a particular focus on creating and maintaining a supportive and safe learning environment and implementing effective teaching and learning practices.

    This unit may be co-taught with Secondary Teaching Studies G2 in the nominated teaching area.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate the capacity to organise classroom activities and provide clear directions;

    2. Demonstrate knowledge of practical approaches to manage challenging behaviour;

    3. Demonstrate an understanding of the relevant issues and strategies available to support the safe, responsible and ethical use of ICT in learning;

    4. Apply a range of teaching strategies;

    5. Apply a range of verbal and non-verbal communication strategies to support student engagement; and

    6. Demonstrate the capacity to implement teaching strategies for using ICT to expand curriculum learning opportunities for students.

    Contact Hours

    Up to 20 hours per semester plus Professional Experience.


    Completion of 24 credit points and 8844 Curriculum Pedagogy and Practice 1 (Science)


    Enrolment in a Teaching course.

    Assumed Knowledge

    Minimum of 2 content units in the KLA related to the STS 2 discipline being studied.

    Incompatible Units

    This unit is not open to students who have passed any other Curriculum Pedagogy and Practice 2 unit.

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