Pre-requisites

(a) Sub-major study in one of Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science (Geology), Environmental Science, Physics together with a Part in another of these areas of study
(b) Sub-major in General Science as per VIT Specialist Area Guidelines

ED920.506 Developmental Learning and Pedagogy
ED921.506 Ecology and Management of Learning Environments

Co-requisites

ED923.506 Information Communications Technology and Design
ED924.506 Learners, Educators and Social Contexts

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

This unit covers the Science learning area of State and National Curriculum Yrs. 7-10. Students engage with current knowledge and understanding about the various strategies and features for developing effective teaching and assessments to engage a diverse range of students in Science. Students will incorporate appropriate use of ICT for scientific processes and to enhance learning in the discipline. Students will develop a critical understanding from a Christian perspective of the various frameworks that have driven the teaching of Science. Students will also engage in providing grading and feedback of various assessment tasks in line with proficient teaching and research so to maximise effectiveness and quality of learning in Science.

Topics

Teaching Strategies


Unit offerings

Face to face: Semester 1, 2020

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.