Unit

School Of Education

Secondary Curriculum 2BWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102091.2

Discipline: TEACHER EDUCATION: SECONDARY

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Erin Mackenzie


Assumed Knowledge
Students will be expected to have completed at least one-half of the NSW Education Standards Authority Teaching and Educational Standards second teaching area requirement (a minimum of four relevant undergraduate/postgraduate units with no more than two units at level 1).


Equivalent Units
101402 Secondary Method 2B

Prerequisite

Students enrolled in 1714 or in 1848 must have successfully completed 20 credit points.

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 1714 Master of Teaching (Secondary); or 1848 M Teaching (Secondary) STEM; or 1846 Graduate Certificate in Education (Curriculum Specialisation).


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2019 1H  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
From 2020 students should note that core units are now taught in semesters rather than half yearly sessions. All students seeking a second secondary teaching area qualification must complete this Years 11-12 teaching methodology unit. The unit will examine and model effective contemporary classroom practice to develop students’ pedagogical content knowledge. The specifics of the relevant NSW Education Standards Authority Years 11-12 Syllabus and links with the Years 7-10 curriculum will be analysed and critiqued as will current Australian and NSW educational/curriculum policies and priorities. Emphasis will be placed on principles underlying engaged inquiry teaching within the specific secondary subject, on creativity and quality teaching outcomes, on innovative course, unit and lesson planning and on the role of student data in authentic and appropriate assessment practices. Students will have opportunities for investigation and discussion of current research particularly related to sustainability and diversity in the teaching of the specific subject area.


Courses
1714.1Master of Teaching (Secondary)CONTINUING
1714.2Master of Teaching (Secondary)CONTINUING
1714.3Master of Teaching (Secondary)CURRENT
1715.1Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Secondary) (exit only)CONTINUING
1715.2Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Secondary) (exit only)CURRENT
1846.2Graduate Certificate in Education (Curriculum Specialisation)CURRENT
1848.1Master of Teaching (Secondary) STEMCURRENT
1859.1Master of Educational Studies (exit only)CURRENT




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