Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of strategies for differentiating teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities
  2. generate learning goals that provide achievable challenges for students with varying abilities and characteristics
  3. plan the organisation of curriculum content into an effective learning and teaching sequence
  4. design a comprehensive instructional program that integrates the teaching and learning of literacy and numeracy with other curriculum areas.
  • Topics
    • Contemporary learners need contemporary teachers
    • Models of inquiry learning
    • Developing inquiry questions
    • Planning for learning & assessment
    • Lesson planning
    • Diverse learners
    • Differentiation 1
    • Differentiation 2
    • Excursions & incursions
    • Reporting
    • Collaborative partnerships
    • Reflection
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Chat Rooms
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Embedded Multimedia
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
      • Audio-Video streaming
      • FAQs

Entry Requirements

Equivalent Subjects

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • CUR-EDP410

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:


Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) students must have completed both EDE322 and EDE325 prior to enrolling in EDC415.

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject provides opportunities to consolidate professional knowledge and skills related to curriculum, teaching and assessment. Curriculum integration emphasis multi-subject approaches to teaching in children in school, particularly literacy and numeracy. Curriculum differentiation emphasises adjusting teaching and learning methods to accommodate each child’s individual needs and preferences in order to maximum learning. Curriculum integration and differentiation are often achieved in the context of inquiry-based instructional approaches.

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Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

  • Assignment 1 - Essay (30%)
  • Assignment 2 - Report (10%)
  • Assignment 3 - Case Study (60%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

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