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ESJ457 - Studies in Curriculum (Lote A)

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:M Weinmann

LOTE students: An advanced level major study (e.g. 8 units) at university level in a university program that requires successful completion of Year 12 studies for entry, or equivalent.


Student must be enrolled in a School of Education teaching course.

Incompatible with:

ECA440, ECA740, ECL357, ECL463, ECL763, ELE239, ELE457, ELE465, ELE473, ESH316, ESH402

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


The principal aim of this unit is to prepare students for teaching as specialist education practitioner through a study of the following education specialisms:

  • LOTE secondary curriculum study (B)

It will  focus on aspects such as curriculum influences, curriculum design and development principles and curriculum delivery and implementation.


1. Written essay (40%)

2. The development of a teaching/learning sequence based on current curriculum frameworks (60%), which consists of the activity demonstration (20%) and lesson plan submission (40%).

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* 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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