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ED3222 - Economics and Business Curriculum 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Education (Secondary).

The construction of pedagogical content knowledge in the junior secondary school is the focus of this subject. Students will become familiar with current curriculum in the Economics and Business learning area; examine the essential components of Economics and Business programs appropriate to secondary schooling; identify and understand the skills, attitudes and economic concepts that can be developed in a technology program; and explore a range of issues that impact on teaching and learning in secondary contexts. This subject will also explore discipline-specific curriculum planning, assessment and teaching strategies appropriate to junior secondary schooling.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop an understanding of key concepts in the Economics and Business learning curriculum;
  • build a repertoire of learning/teaching strategies in Economics and Business;
  • develop skills in planning and assessing learning activities for students;
  • become familiar with Economics and Business learning area requirements and a range of issues that impact on teaching and learning in secondary contexts;
  • demonstrate Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at a developed level.
Prerequisites: ED2491


Townsville, Study Period 1, Limited
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Face to face teaching (Facilitated workshops dates and times TBA - conducted within the Study Period dates)
Coordinator: Dr Leah Daniel
Workload expectations:

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

  • 13 hours workshops/Seminars - 13 hrs Faciliated plus additional negotiated hours.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: in class test (20%); unit part b (40%); unit part a (partly invigilated as includes a presentation component) (40%).

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.