Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

11095 (v.3) SMEC 541 - Primary Science Education


Science and Mathematics Education Centre



Contact Hours:

** The tuition pattern below provides details of the types of classes and their duration. This is to be used as a guide only. For more precise information please check your unit outline. **


1 x 3 Hours Weekly


Focus on strategies to help primary teachers to teach for understanding. Topics include models of conceptual change, children's science, strategies for understanding children's science frameworks, content knowledge acquisition for teachers and teaching for meaningful learning. These topics are pursued through the construction of a portfolio showing evidence of learning.
** To ensure that the most up-to-date information about unit references, texts and outcomes appears, they will be provided in your unit outline prior to commencement. **

Field of Education:

070100 Teacher Education (Narrow Grouping)

Funding Cluster:

11 - Education

SOLT (Online) Definitions*:

Not Online
*Extent to which this unit or thesis utilises online information

Result Type:



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