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|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
|Unit chair:||G Chittleborough|
G Chittleborough (Burwood (Melbourne))
L Hobbs (Waurn Ponds (Geelong))
S Herbert (Warrnambool)
Students must have passed 12 credit points including 4 credit points at level 2.
This unit is only available to students who commenced in course E359 from 2012.
3 hours per week: 1 hour class and 2 hour seminar
This unit introduces students to contemporary principles and issues in the teaching of science, and extends their understandings and critical appreciation of science and its importance in primary school education. The unit will consist of content sequences designed to support students learning to clarify their own understandings of the nature of science and their own dispositions towards science learning, and to plan and implement effective teaching sequences. Engagement with children in small group teaching situations will occur at points designed to support and extend their understandings and skills in planning and teaching science.
The content will include:
50% Seminar assignment - 2000 words
- 40% Research Assignment (a shared - paired task) - 1600 words
- 10% a one hour online test - equivalent 400 words
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