Curriculum and Instruction Senior Secondary: Humanities and Social Sciences
Unlock unique skills for teaching humanities and social sciences in upper secondary school. Cover curriculum planning, teaching strategies and reporting. Learn how to give the best learning experience for different student needs.
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- 01 Jun 2020
- 30 Nov 2020
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- employ discipline knowledge, principles and concepts to evaluate and refine teaching programs to enhance student learning in Senior Secondary Humanities and Social Sciences
- analyse assessment data to provide feedback and inform learning and teaching in Senior Secondary Humanities and Social Sciences
- examine robust practices for the recording and reporting of student achievement in Senior Secondary Humanities and Social Sciences to educational stakeholders
- draw on contemporary research-based knowledge, evidence-based practices and understanding of Senior Secondary Humanities and Social Sciences curriculum to create learning plans to meet diverse needs of students
- develop assessment strategies to monitor, measure and make consistent and comparable judgements of student learning in Senior Secondary Humanities and Social Sciences.
- An overview the Curriculum – ACARA and State-specific
- Humanities and Social Sciences in Year 11 and 12 - What's my role as a Discipline Specialist?
- Developing Course Outlines
- Evaluating Programs to cater for diverse learner needs
- School-based assessment including Recording and Reporting
- Assessment Types and Designing Assessment Tasks
- Rubric and Marking Key Design
- Developing programs of work for Years 11 and 12
- Grading and grade descriptions
- Making consistent and comparable judgements
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
No special requirements
This subject was previously known as Curriculum and Instruction Upper Secondary: Humanities and Social Sciences.
This subject is designed to prepare pre-service teachers to teach the Senior Secondary Humanities and Social Sciences curriculum. The focus of the subject is on curriculum planning, teaching strategies, assessment, reporting, the demonstration of positive impact on student learning and research relating to Senior Secondary Humanities and Social Sciences. The subject examines moderation, the provision of feedback and responding to individual student needs.
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- Case Study (50%)
- Portfolio (50%)
Classroom Assessment: Principles and Practice that Enhance Student Learning and Motivation, 7th ed.
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