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|Cohort rule:||(For students enrolled in course E665 only)|
|Unit chair:||C Campbell|
|Contact hours:||3 hours per week|
Assignment 1: Probing Children's science understandings.
This assignment is based on 4 explorations you will carry out during tutorials. You will develop understandings of strategies to probe children’s existing understandings in an area of science. (paired tasks)- 20%
Assignment 2 - Design of a science teaching sequence.
This is a 4-5 lesson teaching sequence which you will undertake with a small group of children in your first Professional Experience. (3000-4000 words for paired) - 30%
Assignment 3 - Reflective Portfolio of Tasks.
This is an organised collection that details some of your learning experiences during the unit, and the resources that will form a basis for your professional practice.
Part A – the Pedagogical Portfolio (PP) will be based substantially on material and ideas (13 pieces) gathered through professional experience, reading lectures, tutorials, and other aspects of this unit. 26%
Part B - will be a short response to four aspects of science teaching (360 words for each short response) 24% (Total 50%)
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