Curriculum Integration and Differentiation
Familiarise yourself with the concept of integration as a multi-subject approach to teaching. Then learn strategies to adjust teaching and learning methods to suit individual needs within inquiry-based settings.
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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:
- demonstrate knowledge about how to read and interpret data sets and understanding of pedagogical strategies for differentiating teaching to meet the specific learning needs of diverse groups of students
- generate learning goals that provide achievable challenges for students with varying abilities and characteristics
- plan the organisation of curriculum content into an effective learning and teaching sequence
- design a comprehensive instructional program that integrates the teaching and learning of literacy and numeracy with other curriculum areas.
- 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
- Collaborative partnerships
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
No special requirements
This subject was previously known as EDC415 Curriculum Integration and Differentiation.
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.
Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.
Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.
- Essay (30%)
- Report (10%)
- Case Study (60%)
The Power of Inquiry
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