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Unit of Study EDU30007 - Advanced Secondary Curriculum Pedagogy I (2019)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    7

  • Level of learning

    Advanced

  • Former School/College


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Critically engage with the theoretical and philosophical bases of teaching Science, HSIE or Performing Arts, and discuss their impact upon the current Years 7–12 curriculum.
2 Articulate a range of differing views on contemporary professional issues in Science, HSIE or Performing Arts, and choose a reasoned and defensible position.
3 Develop skills in argument, critical analysis and justification by constructing a professional proposal for the inclusion of a significant contemporary issue in the current senior school curriculum, providing evidence to support assertions.
4 Critically evaluate current curriculum, syllabus and support documents for their capacity to account for issues involved in learning in the 21st Century.
5 Demonstrate well-developed written and oral communication skills, as appropriate to the needs and expectations of the profession.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Critically engage with the theoretical and philosophical bases of teaching Science, HSIE or Performing Arts, and discuss their impact upon the current Years 7–12 curriculum.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. Articulate a range of differing views on contemporary professional issues in Science, HSIE or Performing Arts, and choose a reasoned and defensible position.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  3. Develop skills in argument, critical analysis and justification by constructing a professional proposal for the inclusion of a significant contemporary issue in the current senior school curriculum, providing evidence to support assertions.
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA6:
  4. Critically evaluate current curriculum, syllabus and support documents for their capacity to account for issues involved in learning in the 21st Century.
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  5. Demonstrate well-developed written and oral communication skills, as appropriate to the needs and expectations of the profession.
    • GA6:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.