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ESS745 - Senior Physics Curriculum Study

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Student must be enrolled in course D304, E760, E763, E763T or E765

Unit chair:

Peter Hubber

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Seminar weeks 1-5, 10 & 11

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

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

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