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EDO3561 Teaching the National Curriculum: Science

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood


Authentic science and society education, as presented in this course, will include the construction of knowledge and its transformation into meaning open inquiry and an appreciation of values within the broader scientific and educational community. Problem-solving skills will be advocated in the course and an attitude to science that incorporates honesty, open-mindedness and information sharing will be promoted. Students will experience scientific inquiry which includes learning in contexts characterized by ill-defined problems. They will experience uncertainties, ambiguities, and the social nature of scientific work and knowledge. Students will experience processes of inquiry in which knowledge and practices are shared. This course will focus on science of our universe, and the earth as a system.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2014 Online