Curriculum and Instruction Senior Secondary: Humanities and Social Sciences
Focus on curriculum planning, teaching strategies, assessment, reporting and impacting positively on students. Learn how to provide feedback, respond to individual student needs and refine your teaching practise to enhance learning.
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- 30 Nov 2020
- 29 Nov 2021
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- apply high-level discipline knowledge, principles and concepts to evaluate and refine teaching programs to enhance student learning in Senior Secondary Humanities and Social Sciences
- interpret assessment data to provide feedback and inform teaching and learning in Senior Secondary Humanities and Social Sciences
- establish robust practices for the recording and reporting of student achievement in Senior Secondary Humanities and Social Sciences to educational stakeholders
- use contemporary research-based knowledge and understanding of Senior Secondary Humanities and Social Sciences curriculum to create learning plans to meet diverse needs of students
- generate assessment strategies to monitor, measure and make consistent and comparable judgments of student learning in Senior Secondary Humanities and Social Sciences.
- An overview of National and Local Year 11 and 12 HASS curriculum
- Humanities and Social Sciences in Year 11 and 12
- Planning: Developing Course Outlines
- School-based assessment in HASS in Year 11 and 12
- Grading and grade descriptions
- Assessment: Types and design; Rubric and marking key design
- Recording and Reporting student achievement in Year 11 and 12 HASS
- Putting it all together: developing programs of work for Years 11 and 12
- Evaluating programs to cater for diverse learner needs
- Making consistent and comparable judgments
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
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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Classroom Assessment: Principles and practice that enhance student learning and motivation. 7th Ed
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