Teaching Commerce/Economics 3 (EDSE4033)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study will focus on teaching the Economics Syllabus for Years 11-12. In this unit students will study particular issues facing students studying for the HSC in NSW schools. Students will build on their previous studies in Years 7-10 Commerce and further develop teaching strategies, resources and assessment techniques for teaching Stage 6 Economics. Added emphasis will be placed on assessment strategies and programs for the preliminary/HSC course in Economics focusing on NSW Board of Studies requirements. Students will also look at the ways the study of Economics for the HSC can lead to various post school destinations. Professional association membership and HSC marking will be promoted throughout this unit.

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Classes

1x1-hr lecture/wk for 9 wks, 1x1-hr tutorial/wk for 9 wks, 1x2-hr seminar/wk for 9 wks

Assessment

case study (30%) and teaching and learning folder (30%) and eLearning task (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

144 credit points including 72 credit points from Education including (EDSE3050 and EDSE3067)

Corequisites

EDSE4042, EDSE4043

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