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ED3210 - Senior Secondary Curriculum 1

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 first 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 quality assurance mechanisms relating to senior schooling, including those relevant to vocational education and training. This subject will also explore the choices and options available to students post-school and the significance and potential for partnerships with industry and community to support curriculum delivery. This subject provides the pre-service teacher with the opportunity to develop as a Professional Practitioner - positioning preservice teachers' professional identity as proficient in teaching for learning.

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 assessment moderation and its application in senior schooling;
  • 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 > Learning plan - (50%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Scenario-based learning activity - (25%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: ED2492
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
ED4190

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.

  • 36 hours workshops - Curriculum (includes 12hrs Science)
  • 12 hours laboratory sessions - Curriculum (6 x 2 hrs Science)
  • 6 hours online collaboration sessions - Core
  • 6 hours online content - Core
  • 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.

  • 36 hours workshops - Curriculum (includes 12hrs Science)
  • 12 hours laboratory sessions - Curriculum (6 x 2 hrs Science)
  • 6 hours online collaboration sessions - Core
  • 6 hours online content - Core
  • 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.