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ESS441 - Environmental Science and Society: Curriculum Study

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

(For students enrolled in courses D342, D344, D351, E359, E365, E377 and E455 only)

Unit chair:

Laura Barraza

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week for 9 weeks, Students will be required to complete a 15 day professional experience placement..

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

The content of this unit will include:

  1. Different approaches to teaching and learning in environmental education;
  2. A discussion of the purposes of environmental education;
  3. Common curriculum documents to plan and organize work;
  4. How to critically reflect on teaching and learning in Environmental Education;
  5. Examples of professional reading elated to teaching and learning and
  6. Curriculum plans which exemplify the purposes of environmental education.

Assessment

Part A Designing a science workbook 1400 words 35%

Part B Oral presentation 400 words or equivalent 10%

35% Part A Designing a Videoclip (3 mins) 1000 words. Part B Written explanation - 400 words

Cloud Deakin discussion, tasks participation - 800 words 20%

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