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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 4234

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
169075

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Education Futures

Course aim

To develop students’ understandings of teaching science and mathematics using an integrated approach appropriate for students in secondary school.

Course content

Models of secondary schooling and their impact on mathematics and science teaching; integrated approaches to teaching mathematics and science; cross discipline, trans discipline and interdisciplinary approaches; how curriculum documents, e.g. Australian Curriculum and International Baccalaureate, shape secondary school science and mathematics teaching and learning.

Textbook(s)

Goos, M, Stillman, G & Vale, C 2017, Teaching secondary school mathematics, 2nd edition, Allen and Unwin, Crows Nest

Venville, G & Dawson, V 2012, The art of teaching science for middle and secondary school, 2nd edition, Allen and Unwin, Crows Nest

Prerequisite(s)

Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
Group 1
EDUC 2088 Science Curriculum 1
Group 2
EDUC 2087 Mathematics Curriculum 1

Either of the listed prerequisites.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop 3 hours x 10 sessions
Online lecture 1 hour x 5 sessions

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 1600 words 35% N/A
Project 2900 words 65% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
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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