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|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
|Cohort rule:||(For students enrolled in courses D342, D344, D351, E365, E377 and E455 only)|
|Unit chair:||P Hubber|
A sub-major sequence in one area of science, together with a first-year study in another science subject or an approved equivalent.
|Incompatible with:||ESS244, EME444, ESS744|
|Contact hours:||3 hour seminar each week|
|Note: This unit is a prerequisite for the biology, chemistry and science curriculum study units.|
Topics to be addressed in this unit include:
1. Presentation of a teaching resource from a science education journal (500 words, 20%).
2. Concept map (500 words or equivalent, 20%).
3. Major assignment requiring the development of a sequence of lessons within the relevant contemporary curriculum document (e.g. Victorian Essential Learning Standards) (3000 words, 60%).
All tasks will be criterion-referenced.
Dawson, C., 2000, Science Teaching in the Secondary School, Longman, Frenchs Forest NSW.
Students will be required to access professional journals such as:
The Australian Science
School Science Review, The Science Teacher, in addition to digital resources.
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.