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ESS742 - Senior Environmental Science: Curriculum Study

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Student must be enrolled in course D304, E760, E763, E763T or E765

Unit chair:

Peta White

Prerequisite:

D304 students must have passed 24 credit points of study at levels 1, 2 & 3 with a minimum WAM of 60%, otherwise Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: Intensive mode - 4 x 5.5 hour seminars held either in the field or at Burwood campus

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin (invited to attend field experiences)

Content

Senior Environmental Science: Curriculum Study is a hands-on unit that will prepare you to teach Earth and Environmental Science (based on the Australian senior secondary curriculum with comparison to other state and territory curricula). This unit is offered via a series of modules each supported by learning materials and intensively offered seminars and, where appropriate, field excursions. Cloud students will be provided with support materials that will enable field excursions in local environments. This strategy will have you experiencing learning tasks that will be useful with your future students. The assessments focus on designing curriculum sequences and conducting practical investigations and designing appropriate teaching and learning resources.

Assessment

Curriculum Development (Teaching and learning sequence) 60% (3000 words or equivalent)

Resource Development (based on Practical Investigation) 40% (2000 words or equivalent)

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