10 x 3-hour workshops per semester
1 Admission into MTS-Master of Teaching (Secondary)
1a Admission into MTSA-Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a))
Enrolment not permitted
1 of EDUC3525, EDUC9128B, EDUC9227 has been successfully completed
Assignment(s), Tutorial presentation, Oral, Tutorial participation
Topic description

This topic focuses on the relationship between curriculum, pedagogy and context. It develops students' knowledge, skills and understandings of aspects of context that influence decision-making in relation to teaching, learning and assessment in diverse settings. The focus is particularly on the middle years of schooling.

Educational aims

This topic aims to further develop students' knowledge, skills and understandings in designing teaching and learning programs and resources for a specific learning area, according to particular school contexts and learners.

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

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of contextual factors that shape curriculum, teaching, learning and assessment practices
  2. Design short term (unit and lesson) teaching and learning programs for a particular learning area and demonstrate understandings of integrated curriculum and pedagogy
  3. Critically select, analyse and adapt resources available to support the implementation of a teaching and learning program
  4. Justify decisions made in designing teaching, learning and assessment plans, in relation to a particular school context and learners