EES300 - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

One of SLE111, SLE133 or SLE123

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 3-hour seminar per week - weeks 1, 3, 6, 8 and 10

Content

This unit aims to develop in students an understanding of integrating Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in the Primary school curriculum and approaches to its implementation. Topics to be addressed include: defining STEM education; integrating STEM curriculum areas to allow for effective development of skills and knowledge by primary students; using digital technologies within STEM projects; integrating STEM across the primary school curriculum; inquiry and STEM; assessing STEM, resources and safety, and linking STEM with industries and communities.

Unit Fee Information

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