Launceston, Cradle Coast
This unit offers an introduction to curriculum frameworks and the associated range of pedagogies involved in teaching and learning. Curriculum documents are not value-neutral; they are constructed by people who have particular viewpoints, perspectives and ideologies about education and schooling, and are implemented in a 'context that is part of the social, political and economic structures of society' (Brady & Kennedy, 2003, p. 3). These viewpoints affect the 'what' of the curriculum (as in, what to teach) as well as the 'how' (as in, how to teach). Through this unit you will develop a capacity to think critically about the way curriculum is constructed and the implications of this construction for your professional practice. This unit, therefore, is a mix of the theoretical and the practical as it is important to come to an understanding that teaching takes place within a broad social, political, and economic context. Throughout this unit, you will examine teaching strategies that fulfil particular purposes and apply that knowledge to specific classroom contexts. This unit aims to foster innovation, professionalism, collegiality, and ethical and equitable practice in all students.
|Unit name||Curriculum and Pedagogy|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law & Education
Faculty of Education
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2018: $805.00||2018: $1,969.00||070301|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
On-Campus students: Online lecture and 2 hr tutorial supported by weekly readings on-line content and discussion opportunities x 13 weeks.
Online students: Lecture, weekly readings and activities x 13 weeks.
Assessment Task 1: Short Answer Response Task 40%
Assessment Task 2: Curriculum into Practice 60%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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