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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 2030

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
013621

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

To engage students as pre-service educators in inquiry based and social constructivist perspectives of learning in science including interactive approaches to teaching and thinking and working scientifically.

Course content

Students will develop inquiry based and social constructivist perspectives of learning as pre-service educators. Students will investigate current pedagogies including interactive approaches and the 5Es; thinking and working scientifically, and making links with thinking and working mathematically and educating for sustainably; planning, implementing, evaluating a unit of work in science that connects to the third professional experience; key concepts embedded in the biological, chemical, physical and earth and/or space sciences.

Textbook(s)

Skamp, K & Preston, C 2018, Teaching Primary Science Constructively, 6th edition, Cengage Learning, Victoria

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
EDUC 3061 Professional Experience 3: Informed Planning
EDUC 3063 Studies in Mathematics Education 2

Students enrolled part-time in any of the Bachelor of Education specialisations are not expected to fulfil the corequisite requirements.

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Workshop 4 hours x 10 weeks
Lecture 1.5 hours x 1 week
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop 4 hours x 10 weeks
Lecture 1.5 hours x 1 week
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (Online Workshop) 4 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Workshop 4 hours x 10 weeks
Lecture 1.5 hours x 1 week
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Workshop 4 hours x 10 weeks
Lecture 1.5 hours x 1 week

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Report 1650 words 35% N/A
Plan 1650 words 35% N/A
Evaluation 1200 words 30% N/A
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Report 1650 words 35% N/A
Plan 1650 words 35% N/A
Evaluation 1200 words 30% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Report 1650 words 35% N/A
Plan 1650 words 35% N/A
Evaluation 1200 words 30% N/A
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Report 1650 words 35% N/A
Plan 1650 words 35% N/A
Evaluation 1200 words 30% N/A
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Report 1650 words 35% N/A
Plan 1650 words 35% N/A
Evaluation 1200 words 30% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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