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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 5268

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
163061

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 6)

Course aim

To develop educators who are able to implement pedagogies that facilitate engagement and learning for adolescent students that reflect a middle schooling philosophy.

Course content

Students will examine the learning and social needs of the adolescent. They will consider the implications of student diversity in the middle years and develop strategies for relationship building; managing the learning environment; curriculum integration; collaborative learning; working in teams; negotiation; authentic assessment. The students will appraise strategies used to support middle years students develop their literacy and numeracy.

Textbook(s)

Pendergast, D., Main, K., & Bahr N. (eds) 2017, Teaching Middle Years: Rethinking curriculum, pedagogy and assessment, 3rd edition, Australia: Allen & Unwin Academic

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
EDUC 5269 Middle Years of Schooling

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Online (Online activities) 3 hours x 10 weeks

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, MAWSON LAKES
Continuous assessment: presentations N/A 55% 2 hours equivalent
Essay 2000 words 45% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Continuous assessment: presentations N/A 55% 2 hours equivalent
Essay 2000 words 45% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* 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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