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STEM Pedagogies in PracticeWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102511.2


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
It is assumed that students will have some knowledge of STEM based pedagogies, for example design thinking, project based learning, and case based instruction.

102508 STEM foundations

This prerequisite unit applies to students enrolled in course 1848 only.

102510 Secondary Professional Practice 1 - STEM AND 102087 Secondary Curriculum 1A AND 102088 Secondary Curriculum 1B AND 102090 Secondary Curriculum 2A AND 102091 Secondary Curriculum 2B

This corequisite applies to students enrolled in course 1848 only.

About this Unit
The purpose of this unit is for students to gain exposure to authentic contexts for integrating science, technology, engineering and mathematics and to develop knowledge and skills with designing and implementing STEM learning experiences. Students will have the opportunity to complete an authentic interdisciplinary STEM task, and draw upon this experience to design and implement interdisciplinary STEM learning activities aligned to syllabus outcomes. This unit will allow students to simulate and evaluate the teaching practices associated with high-quality interdisciplinary STEM lessons, and collaborate with peers who have expertise in different STEM disciplines.

1714.4Master of Teaching (Secondary)CONTINUING
1714.5Master of Teaching (Secondary)CURRENT
1847.2Master of Education (STEM)CONTINUING
1848.1Master of Teaching (Secondary) STEMCONTINUING
1848.2Master of Teaching (Secondary) STEMCURRENT
1853.2Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary) STEM (exit only)CURRENT
1859.3Master of Educational Studies (exit only)CONTINUING
1859.4Master of Educational Studies (exit only)CURRENT
1882.1Graduate Certificate in Secondary STEM EducationCURRENT
1887.1Graduate Certificate in Primary STEM EducationCURRENT
1911.1Master of EducationCURRENT
1913.1Graduate Certificate in Education (exit only)CURRENT



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