This subject explores agricultural education as a medium for secondary school students' development. 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. It further incorporates cross-curriculum priority area of sustainability and general capabilities of critical thinking, ethical understanding, information and communication technology capability, literacy, numeracy and difference and diversity. In addition, it addresses programming and standards referencing assessment practices.
School of Education
Available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Education (Technology & Applied Studies), Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Industry Entry, Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary), Master of Teaching (Secondary) courses.
Discipline-based knowledge in the area of agriculture, and in particular animal and crop production.
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: January 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.