TECS334-24YA2 (C) Year A Second Half 2024

Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 2: Teaching subject for senior secondary

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 8 July 2024
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 21 July 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 September 2024

Description

This course will deepen students understanding of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment as they develop pedagogical content knowledge for secondary teaching in particular subject contexts at senior secondary level. Students will examine curriculum and assessment frameworks and materials, including the New Zealand Curriculum (NZC) and the New Zealand Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA), contemporary pedagogical developments and associated practice challenges within the context of a specialist senior secondary subject. There is a particular focus on knowledge foundations, assessment practices, culturally responsive and sustaining pedagogies that support learning for all, relevant subject-specific literacies and design for learning within students’ specialist senior secondary subjects

Learning Outcomes

On the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Analyse an NCEA achievement standard for a senior subject, in relation to the focus for assessment and the relationships between assessment, curriculum and learning.
2. Draw implications for practice from the analysis of an NCEA achievement standard, with particular regard to assessment for Māori and diverse learners in a senior secondary subject.
3. Demonstrate practice skills in the design of a unit or programme of learning in a senior secondary teaching subject.
4. Integrate understanding of curriculum, pedagogy (culturally responsive and sustaining pedagogy), assessment and learning in the design of a unit or programme of learning in a senior secondary subject.
5. Reflect on teacher decision-making in relation to design of a unit or programme of learning, with consideration of Māori and diverse learners and their engagement with curriculum, national assessment structures and the context for learning in a senior secondary subject.

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Biculturally competent and confident

Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.

Engaged with the community

Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.

Prerequisites

Restrictions

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 08:00 - 09:00 C1 Lecture Theatre
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 15:00 - 18:00 West 433
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
28 Oct - 10 Nov
02 Thursday 09:00 - 12:00 West 433
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
28 Oct - 10 Nov
03 Thursday 08:00 - 11:00 E13
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
28 Oct - 10 Nov
04 Monday 16:00 - 19:00 Jack Erskine 441
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
4 Nov - 10 Nov
05 Thursday 16:00 - 19:00 E13
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
28 Oct - 10 Nov
06 Thursday 12:00 - 15:00 E13
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
28 Oct - 10 Nov
07 Monday 16:00 - 19:00 Rehua 529
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
4 Nov - 10 Nov
08 Wednesday 15:00 - 18:00 E13
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
28 Oct - 10 Nov
09 Tuesday 09:00 - 12:00 Meremere 409
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
28 Oct - 10 Nov
10 Monday 08:15 - 10:30 Jack Erskine 441
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
4 Nov - 10 Nov
11 Monday 16:00 - 19:00 Meremere 409
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
4 Nov - 10 Nov
12 Wednesday 15:00 - 18:00 Rehua 003 Music
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
28 Oct - 10 Nov
13 Thursday 13:00 - 16:00 Rehua 530
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
28 Oct - 10 Nov
14 Friday 09:00 - 12:00 Rec Centre Gymnasium
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
28 Oct - 10 Nov
15 Friday 09:00 - 12:00 West 433
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
28 Oct - 10 Nov
16 Thursday 09:00 - 12:00 Rehua 530
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
28 Oct - 10 Nov
17 Thursday 09:00 - 12:00 Rehua 427 Technology Workshop
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
28 Oct - 10 Nov
18 Thursday 14:30 - 17:30 Rehua 427 Technology Workshop
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
28 Oct - 10 Nov
19 Friday 12:00 - 15:00 Rehua 530
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
28 Oct - 10 Nov
20 Tuesday 15:00 - 18:00 John Britten 117 HP Seminar Room
8 Jul - 4 Aug
7 Oct - 20 Oct
28 Oct - 10 Nov

Course Coordinator

Ceri de Boo

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Unpacking an NCEA Achievement /Unit Standard 02 Aug 2024 40% Unpacking an NCEA Achievement /Unit Standard
Unit or Programme Overview 29 Oct 2024 60% Unit or Programme Overview


Students must pass all assessment requirements to obtain a final passing grade for this course.  Final grades will be delivered at an examiners meeting and reported using the UC common grading system.

Attendance and Engagement Requirements (Campus students)
Full attendance and participation in campus intensive programmes, Tiriti o Waitangi workshops, and noho marae are compulsory requirements of the programme.

Students are required to attend all scheduled course workshops and lectures. Students are also required to actively engage with course content including readings, online modules and related activities, and any other requirements specified by the course coordinator, in order to meet the learning outcomes of the course.

Students are expected to notify lecturers in writing (e.g. email message) prior to their absence, with an explanation. For extended absences (3 or more days), students should apply to the course coordinator. Extended absences must be accompanied by supporting evidence, e.g. medical certificate. Alternative tasks that demonstrate engagement with course content missed due to absences must be completed to a satisfactory standard if provided.

Attendance issues and/or lack of engagement with course content and activities may impact your ability to pass the course and/or complete the 'Teaching Professional Practice' associated with this course.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $844.00

International fee $3,950.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Teacher Education .

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  • TECS334-24YA2 (C) Year A Second Half 2024