School Of Education

Applied Mathematics and Science in Secondary STEM EducationWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102764.1


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Les Vozzo

Assumed Knowledge
Students are assumed to be qualified secondary school teachers with classroom experience in delivering the NSW or Australian curriculum.

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Must be enrolled in 1882 Graduate Certificate in Secondary STEM Education.

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit develops in-service teachers’ knowledge and skills in the application of mathematics and science in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines. The unit content and assessments are designed to (1) build teachers’ foundational skills in science/mathematics, and (2) build teachers’ professional skills in the implementation of science/mathematics in their classrooms. A particular focus of the unit is how science/mathematics can be used to authentically integrate curriculum content from across the different STEM disciplines through inquiry- and problem-based learning, with the ultimate aim of enhancing student engagement and achievement in the STEM disciplines.

1847.2Master of Education (STEM)CURRENT
1882.1Graduate Certificate in Secondary STEM EducationCURRENT

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