Overview

This unit builds on Curriculum and Pedagogy 1 to further develop pre-service teachers’ teaching expertise in their methods within teaching and assessment. Students learn about advanced discipline-specific pedagogical approaches, state and national curricula and cross-curriculum priorities. The unit further develops the skills needed for curriculum adjustment in chosen method/s, and prepares pre-service teachers for integrating advanced differentiation and subject-specific strategies.

Requisites

Prerequisites
EDU60050 Secondary Curriculum and Pedagogy 1

Rule
EDU60050 Secondary Curriculum and Pedagogy 1
OR
25 credit points in EDU60020-EDU60042
AND EITHER
EDU70015 Professional Experience 1
OR
EDU70017 Professional Experience 1

Teaching periods
Location
Start and end dates
Last self-enrolment date
Census date
Last withdraw without fail date
Results released date
Semester 1
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
26-February-2024
26-May-2024
Last self-enrolment date
10-March-2024
Census date
31-March-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
12-April-2024
Results released date
02-July-2024
Quarter 2
Location
Online
Start and end dates
22-April-2024
23-June-2024
Last self-enrolment date
22-April-2024
Census date
10-May-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
24-May-2024
Results released date
16-July-2024
Quarter 3
Location
Online
Start and end dates
15-July-2024
15-September-2024
Last self-enrolment date
15-July-2024
Census date
02-August-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
16-August-2024
Results released date
08-October-2024
Quarter 4
Location
Online
Start and end dates
07-October-2024
08-December-2024
Last self-enrolment date
07-October-2024
Census date
25-October-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
08-November-2024
Results released date
14-January-2025

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

  • Critically evaluate effective sequences of teaching and learning and apply [METHOD/s]-related pedagogies, assessment strategies and evidence-based instructional models that model integration of the General Capabilities.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of theories to incorporate cross-curriculum priorities in the planning and implementation of [METHOD/s] learning programs.
  • Critically evaluate a range of [METHOD/s]-related digital resources that engage, support and challenge students across different stages of the secondary curriculum
  • Critically reflect on differentiation and adjustment strategies to support students’ wellbeing, social-emotional and personal capacity, and meet specific learning needs of students in [METHOD/s]

Teaching methods

Hawthorn

Type Hours per week Number of weeks Total (number of hours)
Live Online
Lecture
2.00 12 weeks 24
On-campus
Class
2.00 12 weeks 24
Specified Activities
Various
9.00 12 weeks 108
Unspecified Activities
Various
12.00 12 weeks 144
TOTAL300

Swinburne Online

Type Hours per week Number of weeks Total (number of hours)
Online
Directed Online Learning and Independent Learning
12.50 12 weeks 150
TOTAL150

Assessment

Type Task Weighting ULO's
PortfolioIndividual 40% 1,2,3,4 
PortfolioIndividual 40% 1,2,3,4 
ReportGroup 20% 1,2,3,4 

Content

  • Critical and Creative thinking 
  • Cultures of Thinking
  • Metacognition and self-regulated learning 
  • Ethical capability 
  • Philosophy circles and ethical dilemmas 
  • Social and personal capacity
  • Emotional Intelligence programs
  • Intercultural understanding 
  • The Cross Curriculum Priorities: Sustainability; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures; Asia and Australia’s Engagement with Asia
  • Innovations in national and international curriculum approaches. 
  • Wellbeing and Mental Health related to secondary school settings 
  • Value-based unit planning in [Method/s]. 
  • Advanced assessment, feedback and reporting strategies in [Method/s].

Study resources

Reading materials

A list of reading materials and/or required textbooks will be available in the Unit Outline on Canvas.