10 x 2-hour workshops per semester
10 x 1-hour on-line exercises per semester
1 Admission into MTS-Master of Teaching (Secondary)
1a Admission into MTSESC-Master of Teaching (Special Education) (Secondary)
1b Admission into MTSA-Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b))
Enrolment not permitted
1 of EDUC3525, EDUC9128 has been successfully completed
Assignment(s), Tutorial presentation, Oral, Tutorial participation
Topic description

This topic provides an introduction to, and critical analysis of, the nature and purposes of curriculum in education. It develops students' knowledge, skills and understandings in designing teaching and learning programs within contemporary understandings of curriculum and pedagogy, for a specific learning area. The focus is particularly on the middle years of schooling.

Educational aims

This topic aims to enable students to develop and apply their knowledge, skills and understandings of curriculum and pedagogy to design teaching and learning programs and resources for a specific learning area.

Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Critically analyse curriculum policy documents and their underlying values
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the features and purposes of curriculum frameworks
  3. Design short term (unit and lesson) teaching and learning programs and resources for a particular learning area
  4. Justify decisions made in designing teaching, learning and assessment plans, in relation to theories and principles of learning