ECE763 - Science and Environmental Awareness
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
Lihua Xu (Cloud (online))
Wendy Jobling (Burwood (Melbourne))
Must be enrolled in course E760, E761 or E764
Burwood: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week.
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.
This unit provides students with key pedagogical and theoretical knowledge related to the teaching of science and environmental understandings to children in early childhood educational settings. Students will engage with relevant curriculum documents and develop teaching strategies appropriate to the teaching of science and environmental understanding.
1. Probing Children's understandings, 1800 words 30%
2. Teaching for Quality Learning in Science and other disciplines - Research Reports, 3000 words 50%
3. Four seminar/On-line responses, 1200 words 20%