Teaching Science 2B (EDSE3079)


This unit of study is undertaken by double method science students who will have addressed the NSW Institute of Teachers' requirements for accreditation as a science teacher (in two secondary science areas) in their other units of study. This unit provides students with an opportunity to explore in detail several contemporary issues in science pedagogy and assessment, and to undertake an in-depth study of a specific issue of their choosing which is relevant to their understanding of science teaching.

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2x2-hr seminars/wk for 8 wks


teaching resource (30%) and seminar presentation (25%) and 3000wd literature review (45%)

Faculty/department permission required?


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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

24 credit points from (2 of Level 2 (Biology, Chemistry, all of (Geology, Geophysics), Physics)), 96 credit points including 36 credit points of Education including EDSE2001 and 24 intermediate credit points from two of (Biology, Chemistry, Geosciences, P



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