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Unit details

ESS745 - Senior Physics Curriculum Study

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:This unit is only available to students enrolled in E650 - Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary), E760P - Master of Teaching - Primary, E760PS - Master of Teaching - Primary and Secondary, E760S - Master of Teaching - Secondary
Unit chair:P Hubber
Prerequisite:

ESS744

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: ESS481

Note:

Content

This unit has a focus on the teaching and learning of science at the middle and senior levels of secondary schooling as it pertains to the science area of physics. It explores and critiques the literature as it relates to the research in students’ understandings of physics and implications for best practice in the teaching of concepts and skills in contemporary physics classrooms. Students will apply their knowledge of inquiry-based approaches to teaching and learning to development of appropriate activities and curriculum that might be incorporated into Year 11 and 12 physics classroom practice.

Assessment

Research Assignment, 2500 words, 50%

Unit of Work, 2500 words, 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$615$2074$2656

* 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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