Curriculum Inquiry is one of two capstone units in the third year of the Bachelor of Education Studies. This unit builds on the study undertaken in Curriculum Development and Implementation and Creating the Conditions for Learning: Ethical and Reflexive Practice.  In this unit, you will further develop your understanding of curriculum and within this the role of pedagogy in educative programs. In order to achieve this understanding, you will examine the term pedagogy and its relationship to curriculum through models of best practice. You will construct and articulate your educational position informed by the content of this unit. On successful completion of this unit you will have acquired the necessary knowledge to be an educator in a work context.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Undergraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
EEC3002

Prerequisites

EDS1002 - Arts and Performance - Addressing Disability

EED2000 - Curriculum Development and Implementation

ESP2001 - Making the Conditions for Learning: Ethical and Reflexive Practice

Co-requisites

ESP2002 - Multi Literacies

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Analyse and evaluate perspectives in the theory, research and practice of education  
  2. Research and critically reflect on practice and communicate ideas as an educator  
  3. Develop educational practices for a variety of settings  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Exercise Present and discuss set article in Learning Circle. (equivalent to 500 words) 30%
Essay Identification and discussion of pedagogy and its relationship to curriculum. (equivalent to 1,200 words) 30%
Journal Identification of educational position with reference to discipline specific knowledge, curriculum and pedagogy. (equivalent to 1,300 words) 40%