Undergraduate Course: Curriculum and Pedagogy 2b: Mathematics, Sciences and Technologies (EDUA08060)
|School||Moray House School of Education
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||The 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.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
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
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||There is one summative written assessment task. Students must achieve a minimum of 40 marks to pass the course. Total wordage 2500.
|No Exam Information
| 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.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Mrs Susan Mclarty
Tel: (0131 6)51 6044
|Course secretary||Miss Jenna Mcculloch
Tel: (0131 6)51 6012
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