School Of Education

Secondary Method 1BWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101399.1


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
102088 - Secondary Curriculum 1B

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 1609 Master of Teaching (Secondary), 1610 Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Secondary), 1606 Master of Teaching (Secondary) Advanced or Non-Award courses.

About this Unit
This unit covers teaching methodology for Years 7-10 in students' second teaching area. It must be completed by all students seeking qualification in secondary teaching. This unit seeks to develop in students the capacity to teach effectively the curriculum appropriate to the secondary in their particular chosen second teaching area. Current "best practice" in that specific teaching area will be examined and modelled. The specifics of the relevant Years 7-10 Syllabus in NSW and elsewhere will be examined and critiqued. Emphasis will be placed on the principles which should underlie the teaching of the specific secondary subject at this level and on appropriate objectives and outcomes for the teaching of that subject and on course planning. Opportunities for investigation and discussion of current research into the teaching of the specific subject area will be important.

1609.2Master of Teaching (Secondary)CONTINUING

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