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iSTEM: Social Issues

Undergraduate | CUR-EDC493 | 2024

Consider how STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) is used to tackle environmental, social, health and cultural challenges. Think about how this might be extended to teaching students. Evaluate STEM approaches in the classroom.

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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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iSTEM: Social Issues

About this subject

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

    1. demonstrate STEM content and pedagogical content knowledge whilst undertaking a STEM-based project designed for a particular contex
    2. utilise engineering and technology design processes to develop iSTEM projects that address environmental, social, health and/or cultural issues
    3. create, implement and evaluate a challenging iSTEM project plan in relevant educational settings in the form of lesson plans or a student centred project
    4. demonstrate and evaluate their ability to ideate, scope, collaborate, communicate and problem solve.

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0.125 EFTSL
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