1 x 1-hour lecture weekly 1 x 2-hour tutorial weekly
1 Admission into BEDMSSBA-B Education (Middle & Secondary Schooling), B Arts 1a Admission into BEDMSSBSC-B Education (Middle & Secondary Schooling), B Science 1b Admission into BEDMSSBHS-B Education (Middle & Secondary Schooling), B Health Sciences 1c Admission into BEDMSBA-Bachelor of Education (Middle School), Bachelor of Arts 1d Admission into BEDMSBHS-Bachelor of Education (Middle School), Bachelor of Health Sciences 1e Admission into BEDMSBSC-Bachelor of Education (Middle School), Bachelor of Science 1f Admission into BEDSBA-Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Arts 1g Admission into BEDSBHS-Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Health Sciences 1h Admission into BEDSBSC-Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Science 1i Admission into BEDMSSEBDS-B Education (Middle & Secondary/Special Ed), B Disability Studies 1j Admission into BEDSBSE-Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Special Education 2 EDUC3628 - Numeracy and ICT Across the Middle and Secondary Curriculum 2a EDUC2323 - Students with Numeracy Difficulties Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j) and (2 or 2a))
This topic explores contemporary issues in middle schooling. The areas examined include the developmental needs of adolescents, areas for action for middle schooling, the challenges of being a middle years educator, the role of middle schooling in a changing world and middle school curriculum frameworks. Students will also be provided with the opportunity to explore their role as a teacher-researcher in the area of middle schooling.
The aim of the topic:
examine constructions and representations of adolescence
investigate the areas for action in bridging the gap between middle schooling philosophy and practice
consider the challenges of being a middle schooling teacher
examine middle schooling curriculum frameworks
consider self efficacy and the role of research in forming and informing the middle years educator and middle schooling
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:
develop an understanding of unique needs of adolescent students
reflect on the evidence as to whether middle schooling works in order to make considered judgements and take action on middle schooling
demonstrate a clear understanding of the roles and challenges associated with being a middle schooling teacher
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2020 are no longer published.
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