Secondary Curriculum and Pedagogy 1

EDU60050 25 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 24 hours Face to Face + Blended + Swinburne Online

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to prepare pre-service teachers to plan and teach in their discipline drawing on key curriculum documents. In this unit, students gain knowledge of the principles and practices of teaching and learning. Working with key curriculum documents, pre-service teachers will evaluate contemporary approaches to secondary teaching contexts. They will explore a range of formative and summative assessment practices and strategies for observing, monitoring and planning for teaching and learning -service teachers will also explore feedback principles and reporting in the discipline contexts.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO) 
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Develop/review evidence-based approaches for effective teaching and learning in the context of the concepts, substance and structure of [METHOD/s]
2. Analyse technological pedagogical approaches that aim to maximise student learning outcomes in [METHOD/s]
3. Design effective teaching and learning sequences and lesson plans in [METHOD/s]
4. Evaluate and apply knowledge of a range of [METHOD/s] assessment strategies
5. Examine the purposeful, creative and collaborative uses of digital literacies and ICT as resources for differentiation and student engagement in [METHOD/s], and as professional tools in teaching [METHOD/s]