This unit enables teacher education students who have an enthusiasm for and expertise in Science to undertake a more extensive preparation in this discipline. It is designed to strengthen the teaching of Science and Technology K-6 concepts that are problematic for primary students to learn and develop competency in research based teaching approaches. The unit also focuses on the development of exemplary teaching resources. Connections between theory, research and practice will be exemplified through close links with the fourth year professional experience placement.
1x2hr seminar for 10 wks, plus 2x2hr school visits
2000wd exemplar teaching resource (50%) and 2000wd briefing paper (50%)
138 credit points including EDUP1004 & EDUP2008 & EDUP3009Co-requisites