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ED3209 - Senior Secondary Curriculum 2

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

This subject deals with research and practices in curriculum and teaching relevant to the preservice teacher's Senior Teaching Areas. Preservice teachers will explore the nature and design of the syllabi in the second of their two Senior Teaching Areas, and develop discipline-specific short and long-term planning strategies, teaching and assessment repertoires appropriate to the Senior Years. A 'Core' component of this subject will include government policies, frameworks and mechanisms relating to senior schooling, including those pertaining to Assessment in the Senior Years. This subject provides the pre-service teacher with the opportunity to develop as a Professional Practitioner - positioning preservice teachers' professional identity as proficient in affecting teaching for learning. Senior Secondary Curriculum 2, is undertaken concurrently with ED3210: Senior Secondary Curriculum 1.

Learning Outcomes

  • plan learning goals, lesson sequences and student assessments that promote engaging and flexible learning experiences consistent with relevant curriculum frameworks;
  • review and critically analyse the legislative, administrative and organisational policies and processes pertinent to senior schooling;
  • demonstrate an understanding and application of the concepts, substance and structures appropriate to senior subject areas, and demonstrate understanding of purposeful assessment design and practices and their application in senior schooling;
  • demonstrate an understanding and application of communication strategies for reporting to students and parents in order to improve student learning;
  • demonstrate a broad understanding of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers as relevant to practice in the field of Secondary Education.

Subject Assessment

  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (25%) - Individual
  • Written > Critical appraisal/review - (25%) - Individual
  • Written > Learning plan - (50%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: ED2493

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 13 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - (1 hour core lecture per week for all students)
  • 26 hours workshops - Specialist curriculum workshops or other delivery as advised. Minimum attendance of 75% required to be eligible to pass the subject.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 13 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - (1 hour core lecture per week for all students)
  • 26 hours workshops - Specialist curriculum workshops or other delivery as advised. Minimum attendance of 75% required to be eligible to pass the subject.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.