EES240 - Primary Science Education 1
|Year||2017 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
Gail Chittleborough (Burwood (Melbourne))
Russell Tytler (Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong))
Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.
Burwood: 3 x 6 hour Seminar and 1 x 3 hour Seminar.
Waurn Ponds: 3 x 3 hour Seminar.
This unit is offered as part of the Bachelor of Education (Primary) course. The aim of the unit is to support students' understanding of core science ideas and enable them to interpret and extend these to designing activity sequences in primary school based on current thinking about teaching and learning principles. The unit will have a special focus on learning theories and pedagogies, on sustainability issues in primary schools, and on representing the nature of science.
Seminar tasks 40% on science lesson planning and pedagogical issues 2000 words
Research Assignment 40% Investigate report probing children’s understandings of core scientific concepts, identifying variations in understanding or perspective and recognising implications for the teaching and learning of science 2000 words (paired task)
Online test 20%
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