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Course aim

To develop students’ personal understandings of the goals, purposes and methods of teaching science in the senior years of schooling.

Course content

Teaching and assessment methodologies appropriate for senior secondary science and mathematics; the use and impact of internet communication strategies (ICS) in science and mathematics teaching in the senior years; curriculum documents eg SACE documents.

Teaching method

External, Mawson Lakes
External (Online activties)3 hours x 11 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


External, Mawson Lakes
Essay2000 words40%N/A
Assessment Plan1250 words30%N/A
Issues paper1250 words30%N/A


EFTSL*: 0.1250
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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