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An online unit provided by Curtin University and Open Universities Australia, Curriculum and Instruction – Social Sciences (Upper Secondary) introduces a range of practical and theoretical perspectives on general curriculum in regards to subjects related to the social sciences. In it, you will have the opportunity to explore a wide variety of processes and approaches to teaching, planning and evaluation.
Throughout the unit, you will explore how curriculum can be adapted to meet the diverse needs of learners, and reflect critically on how personal beliefs and assumptions can affect attitudes to learning and teaching. You will also learn how to integrate technology into subject-specific upper secondary learning processes.
You will also critically analyse general and courses of study curriculum documents and explore how to integrate your findings into planning, teaching and evaluating lessons. Schools of thought on how to assess student achievement will also be explored and discussed.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must already have been accepted into one of the following courses:
You must also have successfully completed either two history or two geography units.
In this Curriculum and Instruction – Social Sciences (Upper Secondary) unit, the topics you will study will be provided in the unit outline.
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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A strong foundation in Curriculum and Instruction is an essential facet of modern teaching. This unit prepares you for a range of opportunities within the field of social sciences, including roles in private schools, public schools and colleges, universities, museums and other learning facilities.
You will have the opportunity to engage with a range of issues surrounding curriculum and instruction, utilising platforms such as discussion forums and learning tools, embedded multimedia, streaming multimedia and online quizzes. Close study of a range of theoretical perspectives and practices will help you to evolve and develop your individual teaching style.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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