EDUC5512 Curriculum Design for Learning

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
This unit's content includes (a) principles of curriculum design and development; (b) higher-order learning skills; (c) generic teaching skills; (d) learning from peer observation; and (e) principles underpinning various approaches in face-to-face delivery.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) have an understanding of the basic concepts underpinning a variety of practices in teaching degree-level students; (2) assess the appropriateness of using different practices for teaching degree-level students in different teaching situations; (3) demonstrate that they can use different practices for teaching degree-level students in different teaching situations; and (4) engage in critical evaluation of peer teaching.
Assessment
Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) a brief oral presentation assessing the appropriateness of using a particular practices for teaching degree-level students in a particular teaching situation; (2) engaging in a micro-teaching activity in class; and (3) presenting a peer-observation of an oral report. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Professor Lesley Vidovich and Professor Tom O'Donoghue
Contact hours
25 hours of face-to-face teaching
Unit Outline
http://www.unitoutlines.education.uwa.edu.au/Units/EDUC5512/SEM-1/2018
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