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EES240 - Primary Science Education 1

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):.75
EFTSL value:0.094
Unit chair:

Gail Chittleborough

Campus contact:

Gail Chittleborough (Burwood (Melbourne))

Russell Tytler (Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong))

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

EEP202

Incompatible with:

EES345

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Burwood: 3 x 6 hour Seminar and 1 x 3 hour Seminar.

Waurn Ponds: 3 x 3 hour Seminar.

Content

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.

Assessment

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%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$586$469$1894$2047

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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