School Of Education

STEM foundationsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102508.2


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Kathryn Holmes

Assumed Knowledge
An understanding of at least one STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) school syllabus.

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
This unit will enable students to engage with knowledge of research-based integrated approaches to the teaching of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in schools. Students will learn about interdisciplinary methods for STEM learning, including project based learning and design thinking. The unit will allow students to undertake a critical examination of innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to curriculum development and relevant pedagogical strategies to maximise student learning and engagement with STEM disciplines.

1714.4Master of Teaching (Secondary)CURRENT
1847.1Master of Education (STEM)CONTINUING
1847.2Master of Education (STEM)CURRENT
1848.1Master of Teaching (Secondary) STEMCURRENT
1852.2Graduate Certificate in Education (STEM) (exit only)CURRENT
1853.1Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary) STEM (exit only)CURRENT
1859.3Master of Educational Studies (exit only)CURRENT

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