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Undergraduate Course: Curriculum and Pedagogy 2b: Mathematics, Sciences and Technologies (EDUA08060)

Course Outline
SchoolMoray House School of Education CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaEducation Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThe Curriculum and Pedagogy 2b course offers the students the opportunity to become involved in the knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning in the areas of Mathematics, Sciences & Technologies.The course aims to develop and enhance the pedagogy of the B.Ed. Programme Education Courses (1a, 1b) and to build on the parallel experiences students will be gaining through Education 2. Specific links will be made to Formative Assessment and Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) and their relation to curricular frameworks and outcomes in practice. The course aims to recognise the Scottish context, considering policy and practice outlined in the curriculum frameworks 3 15, building on Nursery placement experience and preparing students for subsequent practice in Early, Middle and Upper stages of primary education in Scotland.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: Curriculum and Pedagogy 1a: Health and Well-Being, Mathematics (EDUA08058)
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?Yes
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2013/14 Semester 1, Available to all students (SV1) Learn enabled:  Yes Quota:  None
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Course Start Date 16/09/2013
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 16, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 4, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 20, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 156 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course students will show understanding, competence and awareness in relation to:
- Curricular content pertaining to Mathematics, Sciences and Technology, showing an understanding of their individual features in planning, teaching, learning and assessment.
- Theoretical and research-informed perspectives associated with our understanding of the ways in which children develop concepts in these curricular areas.
- Planning, teaching and assessing stimulating, progressive programmes in more than one of the areas of Mathematics, Sciences and Technology.
- The need to address diversity among learners by being able to recognise and respond to learning difficulties and the need to challenge able pupils within specific curricular outcomes detailed in the course curricula.
- The wide range of resources that can be used to support teaching and learning, including ICT and other apparatus and technologies appropriate to the curricular areas.
Assessment Information
There is one summative written assessment task. Students must achieve a minimum of 40 marks to pass the course. Total wordage 2500.


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Contacts
Course organiserMrs Susan Mclarty
Tel: (0131 6)51 6044
Email: susan.mclarty@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Marzia Ballardin
Tel: (0131 6)51 6381
Email: Marzia.Ballardin@ed.ac.uk
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