EMT441 Curriculum Method: Agriculture (8)

This subject explores agricultural education as a medium for the development of adolescent children in the secondary school. It examines current Years 7-12 syllabus guides and outcomes, curriculum material and recent research in technology and agricultural education and provides the context for a developmental framework for education. The focus of the subject is on promoting skills in selecting, planning and implementing teaching sequences within a constructivist learning model and productive pedagogies frameworks. In addition, it addresses programming and standards referencing assessment practices.

Subject Outlines
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Availability

Session 1 (30)
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EMT441. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

School of Education

Enrolment Restrictions

Entry into the Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary), Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Education (TAS), Bachelor of Education (Health and PE) or as determined by the course coordinator.

Incompatible Subjects

EMT491

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to explain agriculture and technology as modes of human enquiry
  • be able to initiate and guide learning experiences in a safe working environment
  • be able to design lesson sequences consistent with constructivist principles
  • be able to design teaching units from appropriate syllabi
  • be able to construct program outlines that are sensitive to student and community needs
  • be able to select resource materials to support quality teaching
  • be able to plan assessment and evaluation strategies and tasks

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:

  • TAS Curriculum and Agricultural Education
  • Constructivist learning models
  • Lesson Planning
  • Lesson Sequences
  • Programming
  • Planning for Student Diversity
  • Assessment for Learning
  • Assessment of Learning

Contact

Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or ask@csu.edu.au or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2019 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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