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ESS768 - Curriculum Studies (Senior Chemistry)

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:G Chittleborough


Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Class per week and 1 x 1 hour Workshop per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


Chemistry specialist teachers require a sub-major study in chemistry or biochemistry.


The principal aim of this unit is to prepare students for teaching as specialist education practitioners through a study of Senior Chemistry.  The unit will focus on aspects such as curriculum influences, curriculum design and development principles and curriculum delivery and implementation of the respective disciplines. The year level focus and/or other aspects of each of the specialism will complement and support specialisms offered in other Education Discipline Studies.


Assessment Task 1- 30% Emerging Science  1500 words

Assessment Task 2- 40% Teaching a Difficult Chemical Concept   2000 words

Assessment Task 3- 30% Analysis of an Area of Study and planning a unit of work  1500 words

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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