EDUC5463 Career Development Curriculum I
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This unit introduces students to the understanding and provision of career development in Western Australian secondary schools. It focuses on what may be provided for students in Years 7 to 10 and on the structure of Vocational and Education Training (VET) programs in Years 11 and 12.
- Students are able to (1) demonstrate an awareness of the developmental needs and interests of adolescent learners in career development; (2) formulate a personal philosophy for teaching and learning in a career development context which synthesises and critiques various orientations and theoretical frameworks of the subject area; (3) demonstrate a repertoire of teaching and learning strategies relevant to the secondary career development curriculum; (4) demonstrate a detailed understanding of the current career development area/curriculum for Years 7 to 12 with a broader appreciation of the ABCD (Australian Blueprint for Career Development); (5) demonstrate sound specialist content knowledge; (6) plan and evaluate student-centred instructional sequences (lesson plans and programs) for effective and engaging learning; (7) demonstrate the importance of language, literacy and learning and enact these in planning; (8) evaluate and develop instructional resources for career development including information and communication technology (ICT) and other educational technologies; (9) understand effective assessment practice in career development through the planning of assessment tasks; (10) demonstrate an awareness of diverse student learning needs through the planning of differentiated learning and the selection of differentiated resources; (11) plan for, use and demonstrate the resources available to assist people from diverse backgrounds, particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, to engage with their career development; (12) communicate effectively and professionally (in writing, orally and non-verbally) with peers, university staff and other professionals; (13) demonstrate high standards of professional conduct, including appropriate self-management, when engaging with peers, school and university staff and other professionals; (14) reflect on and evaluate personal and professional development in order to promote continual learning; and (15) demonstrate research and ICT skills.
- Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) a series of lesson plans; (2) a resource folder; and (3) professional conduct. Further information is available in the unit outline.
To pass this unit, a student must: (a) achieve an overall mark of 50 per cent or higher for the unit; and (b) achieve the requisite standard(s) for the a series of lesson plans, a resource folder, and professional conduct components of the unit, as specified in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- James Rogan
- Contact hours
- 30 Hours
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.