This unit of study aims to prepare graduates for the teaching of Biology in high schools as their teaching specialisation. Students will investigate the nature and purpose of teaching Biology in for Years 11-12. Students will examine teaching and learning strategies to meet the needs of the diverse learners in Stage 6 and how to plan units of work and assess students' achievements.
2x2-hr seminars/wk for 9 wks, 3x 1-hr lecture/wk for 3 wks
Individual Presentation 800wd equivalent (25%); Presentation of a Physical Biological Model 1000wd equivalent (35%); Presentation of a Group Unit Plan/Program 800wd equivalent (20%); Group Unit/Program 1500wd equivalent (20%)
120 credit points of units including EDSE3068 and 24 credit points of any BIOL unit of study.