Courses - Faculty of Education And Social Work


Education Curriculum Secondary Diploma

Diploma Courses

EDCURSEC 601
15 Points

Teaching Years 7-10 Mathematics and Statistics

Develops knowledge and understanding of mathematics and statistics learning and teaching in the middle school by considering the questions: What is mathematical and statistical thinking? What are the components of, and key concepts and learning progressions in, the national curriculum? What is quality learning in mathematics and statistics? What constitutes effective teaching practices in mathematics and statistics?

Restriction: EDCURSEC 605, 606, EDCURR 607, 631

EDCURSEC 602
15 Points

Teaching Years 9-11 Mathematics and Statistics

Develops the knowledge, skills and understanding for designing quality learning experiences in mathematics and statistics for diverse learners by considering the questions related to secondary school mathematics and statistics education: What are the key concepts and learning progressions in the national curriculum? What theoretical models best inform as to the growth of understanding? What constitutes effective teaching and assessment practices?

Prerequisite: EDCURSEC 601

Restriction: EDCURSEC 605, 606, EDCURR 607, 631

EDCURSEC 603
15 Points

EDCURSEC 603A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 603B
7.5 Points

Curriculum Statistics Education 2

Develops the knowledge, skills and understanding for designing quality learning experiences and internal national assessment tasks in statistics for diverse learners by considering the questions related to senior secondary school statistics education: What are the concepts and learning progressions in the national curriculum? What statistical ideas pose greatest difficulty for learners? What constitutes effective teaching and assessment practices?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 601 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 607, 631, EDCURSEC 605, 606

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 603 A and B, or EDCURSEC 603

EDCURSEC 604
15 Points

EDCURSEC 604A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 604B
7.5 Points

Senior Mathematics Education

Develops the knowledge, skills and understanding for designing quality learning experiences and internal national assessment tasks in mathematics for diverse learners by considering the questions related to senior secondary school mathematics education: What are the concepts and learning progressions in the national curriculum? What mathematical ideas pose greatest difficulty for learners? What constitutes effective teaching and assessment practices?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 602 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 607, 631, EDCURSEC 605, 606

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 604 A and B, or EDCURSEC 604

EDCURSEC 607
15 Points

Physical Education Practice

Develops the practical pedagogical content knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with planning, teaching and assessing physical education in learning contexts related to teaching Years 9-11. Addresses questions such as: How do teachers plan lessons in, through and about movement? What do teachers need to know to teach in movement-based learning contexts effectively?

EDCURSEC 608
15 Points

EDCURSEC 608A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 608B
7.5 Points

Physical Education Curriculum

Develops the curriculum knowledge associated with planning, teaching and assessing physical education in secondary schools. Addresses questions such as: What is physical education and why is it important? How are units and programmes planned using the curriculum and national assessment requirements? How do teachers accommodate assessment qualification requirements in their planning?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 607 or 687

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 608 A and B, or EDCURSEC 608

EDCURSEC 610
15 Points

EDCURSEC 610A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 610B
7.5 Points

Education Outside the Classroom

Develops the pedagogical content knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with planning, teaching and assessing EOTC learning contexts related to teaching in a range of outdoor settings. Addresses questions such as: What is EOTC? Why is it important? What pedagogies support safe, effective learning in EOTC? How may ngā tikanga Māori influence outdoor education? Requires participation in a camp-based learning experience.

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 610 A and B, or EDCURSEC 610

EDCURSEC 611
15 Points

Teaching Health Education 1

Integrates multidisciplinary-based knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge with developing understanding, skills, attitudes and values associated with teaching in health education across the secondary school. Addresses questions such as: Why is health education important? How are teachers informed in this subject? How is health education taught ethically and effectively for a diverse range of learners?

Restriction: EDCURR 648

EDCURSEC 612
15 Points

EDCURSEC 612A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 612B
7.5 Points

Teaching Health Education 2

Examines further the theories, concepts and research central to the teaching of health education. Addresses questions such as: What do teachers need to know to teach and assess learning in health education? What is authentic health education assessment and how do we determine and monitor success? How does knowledge of curriculum concepts determine learning at senior school levels?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 611 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 648

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 612 A and B, or EDCURSEC 612

EDCURSEC 613
15 Points

Teaching and Learning Science 1

Develops the content knowledge, skills and understanding consistent with relevant curriculum requirements to enable effective teaching and learning approaches in intermediate and secondary science education. Addresses questions such as: How do teachers design quality learning environments that support positive engagement and effective learning for a diverse range of learners? How is achievement determined and monitored?

Prerequisite: Departmental approval

Restriction: EDCURSEC 619, 620

EDCURSEC 614
15 Points

EDCURSEC 614A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 614B
7.5 Points

Teaching and Learning Science 2

Integrates research, theory and practical experience in examining secondary school science learning contexts. Addresses questions such as: Why is Science important? What is scientific literacy? What pedagogical content knowledge is needed to teach science effectively? How is achievement determined and monitored?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 613 or 687

Restriction: EDCURSEC 619, 620, EDCURR 608, 633

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 614 A and B, or EDCURSEC 614

EDCURSEC 615
15 Points

Teaching and Learning Science 3

Develops the content knowledge, skills and understanding consistent with relevant curriculum requirements to enable effective teaching and learning approaches in senior secondary science education. Addresses questions such as: How do teachers design quality learning environments that support positive engagement and effective learning for a diverse range of learners? How is achievement determined and monitored?

Restriction: EDCURSEC 619, 620, EDCURR 608, 633

EDCURSEC 616
15 Points

EDCURSEC 616A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 616B
7.5 Points

Teaching Chemistry Education

Develops the content knowledge, skills and understanding consistent with relevant curriculum requirements to enable effective teaching and learning approaches in senior chemistry education. Addresses questions such as: How do teachers design quality learning environments that support positive engagement and effective learning for senior secondary students? How is achievement determined and monitored?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 613, 615 or 619, 620 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 638

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 616 A and B, or EDCURSEC 616

EDCURSEC 617
15 Points

EDCURSEC 617A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 617B
7.5 Points

Teaching Biology Education

Develops the content knowledge, skills and understanding consistent with relevant curriculum requirements to enable effective teaching and learning approaches in senior biology education. Addresses questions such as: How do teachers design quality learning environments that support positive engagement and effective learning for senior secondary students? How is achievement determined and monitored?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 613, 615 or 619, 620 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 636

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 617 A and B, or EDCURSEC 617

EDCURSEC 618A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 618B
7.5 Points

Teaching Physics Education

Develops the content knowledge, skills and understanding consistent with relevant curriculum requirements to enable effective teaching and learning approaches in senior physics education. Addresses questions such as: How do teachers design quality learning environments that support positive engagement and effective learning for senior secondary students? How is achievement determined and monitored?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 613, 615 or 619, 620 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 637

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 618 A and B

EDCURSEC 624
15 Points

EDCURSEC 624A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 624B
7.5 Points

Social Studies Education 1

Develops the knowledge and skills associated with planning, teaching, learning and assessing Social Studies. Addresses questions such as: What do teachers need to know and understand about the purpose and nature of Social Studies education? What methodologies, management strategies and resources can be used to maximise student motivation and address the diverse needs of students?

Restriction: EDCURR 641

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 624 A and B, or EDCURSEC 624

EDCURSEC 625
15 Points

Social Studies Education 2

Develops the knowledge and skills associated with planning and teaching Social Studies and includes methodologies for addressing national assessment for Years 11-13. Addresses questions such as: How do teachers plan and implement learning experiences, units and programmes that meet national requirements? How can students be challenged to debate and consider social issues?

Prerequisite: EDCURSEC 624

Restriction: EDCURR 619, 681

EDCURSEC 626
15 Points

EDCURSEC 626A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 626B
7.5 Points

Geography for Teaching 1

Integrates expertise in the discipline of geography with expertise in planning, teaching and assessing the subject in schools. Develops the conceptual knowledge and skills that are central to the geography curriculum and addresses questions such as: Why is geography important? What do teachers need to know to teach and assess geography effectively? What resources and strategies maximise motivation and learning?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 624 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 604, 628, EDCURSEC 628, 629

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 626 A and B, or EDCURSEC 626

EDCURSEC 627
15 Points

EDCURSEC 627A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 627B
7.5 Points

Geography for Teaching 2

Enhances the integration of expertise in the discipline of geography with expertise in planning, teaching and assessing the subject in schools. Deepens understanding of the conceptual knowledge and skills that are central to the geography curriculum and addresses questions such as: How do teachers determine and monitor success? How do teachers address common difficulties that students face?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 626 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 604, 628, EDCURSEC 628, 629

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 627 A and B, or EDCURSEC 627

EDCURSEC 630
15 Points

EDCURSEC 630A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 630B
7.5 Points

History for Teaching 1

Integrates disciplinary expertise in relation to History content and historiography while developing the knowledge and skills associated with planning, teaching and assessing the subject. Addresses questions such as: Why is History an important subject? How can History be taught and assessed effectively? What resources and strategies can be used to maximise student motivation in learning History?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 624 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 605, 629, EDCURR 632, 633

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 630 A and B, or EDCURSEC 630

EDCURSEC 631
15 Points

EDCURSEC 631A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 631B
7.5 Points

History for Teaching 2

Enhances disciplinary expertise in relation to developing an appropriate knowledge of content and historiography for Years 11 to 13 History, while further developing the knowledge and skills associated with planning, teaching and assessing the subject. Addresses questions such as: How can teachers challenge students to explore historical issues, understand and develop the methodologies employed by historians?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 630 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 605, 629, EDCURSEC 632, 633

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 631 A and B, or EDCURSEC 631

EDCURSEC 634
15 Points

EDCURSEC 634A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 634B
7.5 Points

Economics Education

Develops knowledge and skills associated with planning for teaching and learning in Economics. Addresses questions such as: What are important principles, concepts and skills associated with Economics education? What do teachers need to know and understand about teaching methodologies, management strategies and resources to successfully plan for the diverse needs of students?

Restriction: EDCURR 611, 635

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 634 A and B, or EDCURSEC 634

EDCURSEC 636
15 Points

EDCURSEC 636A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 636B
7.5 Points

Accounting Education

Develops knowledge and skills associated with planning for teaching and learning in Accounting. Addresses questions such as: What are important principles, concepts and skills associated with Accounting education? What do teachers need to know and understand about teaching methodologies, management strategies and resources to successfully plan for the diverse needs of students?

Restriction: EDCURR 602, 624

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 636 A and B, or EDCURSEC 636

EDCURSEC 638A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 638B
7.5 Points

Business Studies 1

Integrates disciplinary based content knowledge, theory and research with developing knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with planning and assessment in Business Studies. Addresses questions such as: Why is this subject important? What do teachers need to know to teach this subject effectively? What motivates students in the subject and what resources and strategies maximise motivation?

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 638 A and B

EDCURSEC 639
15 Points

The Learning Area of Technology

Develops the knowledge, understanding and issues associated with Technology education in the New Zealand Curriculum. Explores current and seminal theory to address questions such as: What is technology? Why is this Learning Area important? What are the important principles and concepts underpinning Technology in the New Zealand Curriculum?

EDCURSEC 640
15 Points

Developing Technological Literacy

Develops the knowledge, skills and understanding that constitute technological literacy and an understanding of pedagogical approaches to learning in technology. Addresses questions such as: What is technological knowledge? How do the components of practice relate to project development? What is the relationship between knowledge and capability? What do teachers need to know to teach this subject effectively?

Prerequisite: EDCURSEC 639

EDCURSEC 641
15 Points

EDCURSEC 641A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 641B
7.5 Points

Teaching Specialist Technological Practice

Develops pedagogical content knowledge; skills and attitudes associated with specialist domains of practice in technology. Addresses questions such as: What is technological practice? How does industry practice relate to classroom practice? What strategies are effective for teaching technology to diverse learners? How does specialist knowledge contribute to classroom practice? What teaching methodologies and resources maximise student success?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 639 or 687

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 641 A and B, or EDCURSEC 641

EDCURSEC 642
15 Points

EDCURSEC 642A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 642B
7.5 Points

Implementing Technology Education

Develops pedagogical content knowledge, skills and methodology for designing quality learning experiences and senior assessment tasks in Technology education. Addresses: How are units of work and programmes planned using the curriculum and national assessment requirements? What teaching methodologies, management strategies and resources maximise success for diverse learners? How do teachers determine and monitor success?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 639 or 687

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 642 A and B, or EDCURSEC 642

EDCURSEC 643
15 Points

EDCURSEC 643A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 643B
7.5 Points

Educating for Visual Communication

Develops pedagogical content knowledge, skills and attitudes for quality visual communication across the Curriculum. Addresses questions such as: What is the value of learning to communicate visually? What are the important principles, concepts and skills in Visual Communication? How can visual communication contribute to children's learning in a range of curriculum areas? How do teachers encourage effective visual communication?

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 643 A and B, or EDCURSEC 643

EDCURSEC 644
15 Points

EDCURSEC 644A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 644B
7.5 Points

Design and Visual Communication

Develops pedagogical content knowledge, methodologies and skills underpinned by theory to design quality learning experiences and assessment tasks in Design and Visual Communication. Addresses: What are the important design principles, historical influences and ways of thinking and communicating in Design and Visual Communication? How are units and programmes planned using the curriculum and national assessment requirements?

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 644 A and B, or EDCURSEC 644

EDCURSEC 645
15 Points

Music Education 1

Integrates disciplinary-based content knowledge and scholarship with developing knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with planning, teaching and assessing Music. Addresses questions such as: What musical experiences are important to adolescent cognitive and affective development? What do teachers need to know to teach Music effectively? What strategies and resources maximise motivation and learning in Music?

Restriction: EDCURR 646, 661, 662

EDCURSEC 646
15 Points

Music Education 2

Enhances the integration of disciplinary-based content knowledge and scholarship with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to teach and assess Music in the New Zealand curriculum. Addresses questions such as: What principles, strategies and understandings are necessary to plan, teach and assess music effectively in senior secondary environments? How can these be scaffolded and monitored?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 645

Restriction: EDCURR 646, 661, 662

EDCURSEC 647
15 Points

EDCURSEC 647A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 647B
7.5 Points

Music Education Research

Provides an opportunity for students to engage in research into an area of the Music curriculum. Addresses the question: What teaching methodologies, management strategies and resources best inform and maximise teacher and student success in secondary music education? Critically evaluates music education in contemporary societies in order to reach an informed understanding of how music education in New Zealand secondary schools might be structured and framed.

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 646 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 646, 661, 662

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 647 A and B, or EDCURSEC 647

EDCURSEC 648
15 Points

Visual Arts Education 1

Develops pedagogical content knowledge, skills, and attitudes for planning, teaching and assessing visual arts education. Addresses questions such as: What is the relationship between art, culture, New Zealand society and the curriculum? How can visual arts education address the needs of ethnically and culturally diverse students? What teaching methodologies, management strategies and resources motivate students and maximise achievement?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 649

EDCURSEC 649
15 Points

Visual Arts Education 2

Develops pedagogical content knowledge, skills, and attitudes for planning, teaching and assessing visual arts education. Addresses questions such as: What are the important principles, concepts and skills for teaching the visual arts discipline in the arts curriculum? How do visual arts programmes promote development of practical knowledge, exploration and expression of ideas, and understanding of the contexts of art?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 648

EDCURSEC 650
15 Points

EDCURSEC 650A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 650B
7.5 Points

Visual Arts Education 3

Develops pedagogical content knowledge, skills, and attitudes for planning, teaching and assessing visual arts education in the senior school. Addresses questions such as: What are the important principles, concepts and skills for teaching the specialist disciplines in the visual arts curriculum? How are programmes for senior students planned, resourced, managed and implemented to meet national curriculum and assessment requirements?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 648, 649 or 687

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 650 A and B, or EDCURSEC 650

EDCURSEC 651
15 Points

EDCURSEC 651A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 651B
7.5 Points

Teaching Drama 1

Develops pedagogical and content knowledge and skills for planning, teaching and assessing drama. Addresses questions such as: What important principles, skills, teaching methodologies and strategies support teaching drama in the secondary school? How can drama education address needs of diverse students? How do drama programmes extend practical knowledge, developing ideas, performance and interpretation and understanding of drama contexts?

Restriction: EDCURSEC 661

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 651 A and B, or EDCURSEC 651

EDCURSEC 652
15 Points

EDCURSEC 652A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 652B
7.5 Points

Teaching Drama 2

Develops pedagogical and content knowledge, skills and attitudes for planning teaching and assessing drama education in the senior school. Addresses questions such as: What are the important principles, concepts and teaching skills that support specialist drama programmes in the senior secondary school? How are programmes for senior students planned, resourced, and implemented for national curriculum and assessment requirements?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 651 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 679, EDCURSEC 661

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 652 A and B, or EDCURSEC 652

EDCURSEC 653
15 Points

EDCURSEC 653A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 653B
7.5 Points

Teaching Dance Education 1

Develops pedagogical and content knowledge and skills for planning, teaching and assessing dance. Addresses questions such as: What important principles, skills, teaching methodologies and strategies support teaching dance in the arts curriculum? How can dance education address the needs of diverse students? How do dance programmes extend practical knowledge, dance making, performance and interpretation, and understanding of dance contexts?

Restriction: EDCURR 679

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 653 A and B, or EDCURSEC 653

EDCURSEC 654
15 Points

EDCURSEC 654A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 654B
7.5 Points

Teaching Dance Education 2

Develops pedagogical and content knowledge, skills and attitudes for planning teaching and assessing dance education in the senior school. Addresses questions such as: What are the important principles, concepts and teaching skills that support specialist dance programmes in the senior secondary school? How are programmes for senior students planned, resourced, and implemented for national curriculum and assessment requirements?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 653 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 679

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 654 A and B, or EDCURSEC 654

EDCURSEC 655A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 655B
7.5 Points

Art History Education

Develops pedagogical content knowledge, skills, and attitudes for planning, teaching and assessing art history education. Addresses questions such as: What are the important principles, concepts and skills for teaching art history? How can studies in language and visual literacy be maximised for student achievement? How are programmes planned, resourced, managed and implemented to meet national curriculum and assessment requirements?

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 655 A and B

EDCURSEC 656
15 Points

Teaching and Learning English 1

Develops the pedagogical content knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with planning, teaching and assessing English. Addresses questions such as: Why is this subject important? What are the important principles, concepts and skills in this subject? How can the diverse needs of students be addressed? How do teachers plan lessons? What teaching methodologies, management strategies and resources maximise success?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 657

Restriction: EDCURSEC 659, 660, EDCURR 603, 626

EDCURSEC 657
15 Points

Teaching and Learning English 2

Develops the pedagogical content knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with planning, teaching and assessing English. Addresses questions such as: How are units and programmes planned using the curriculum and national assessment requirements? How is success determined for the beginning stages of national qualifications?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 656

Restriction: EDCURSEC 659, 660, EDCURR 603, 626

EDCURSEC 658
15 Points

Teaching and Learning English 3

Develops the pedagogical content knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with planning, teaching and assessing English. Addresses questions such as: What are the important principles, concepts and skills for teaching the senior curriculum? How are senior curriculum units and programmes planned using national qualification assessment requirements? What teaching methodologies, management strategies and resources maximise student success? How is student success determined?

Prerequisite: EDCURSEC 656, 657 or 687

Restriction: EDCURSEC 659, 660, EDCURR 603, 626

EDCURSEC 663
15 Points

EDCURSEC 663A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 663B
7.5 Points

Teaching Media Studies 1

Integrates disciplinary-based content knowledge and scholarship with developing the knowledge, skills and understandings associated with planning, teaching and assessing diverse learners in Media Studies at Years 12 and 13. Addresses questions such as: What do teachers need to know to teach and assess for national qualifications? What strategies and resources maximise motivation and learning in Media Studies?

Restriction: EDCURR 632, 682, EDCURSEC 662

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 663 A and B, or EDCURSEC 663

EDCURSEC 664
15 Points

EDCURSEC 664A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 664B
7.5 Points

Teaching Media Studies 2

Enhances the integration of disciplinary-based content knowledge and scholarship with the knowledge, skills and understandings associated with planning, teaching and assessing diverse learners in Media Studies. Addresses questions such as: How do teachers structure programmes for students Years 9-13 in Media Studies? What knowledge, skills and understandings are central to this subject? How do teachers determine and monitor success?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 663 or 687

Restriction: EDCURSEC 662, EDCURR 632, 682

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 664 A and B, or EDCURSEC 664

EDCURSEC 665
15 Points

EDCURSEC 665A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 665B
7.5 Points

Teaching ESSOL 1

Develops the pedagogical content knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with planning, teaching and assessing ESSOL. Addresses questions such as: Why is this subject important? What are the important principles, concepts and skills in this subject? How can the diverse needs of students be addressed? How do teachers plan lessons? What teaching methodologies, management strategies and resources maximise success?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 687

Restriction: EDCURR 627

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 665 A and B, or EDCURSEC 665

EDCURSEC 666
15 Points

EDCURSEC 666A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 666B
7.5 Points

Teaching ESSOL 2

Develops the pedagogical content knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with planning, teaching and assessing ESSOL. Addresses questions such as: How are units and programmes planned using the curriculum and national assessment requirements? How is success determined for the beginning stages of high stakes assessment?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 665 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 627

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 666 A and B, or EDCURSEC 666

EDCURSEC 667A
15 Points

EDCURSEC 667B
15 Points

Teaching Languages

Addresses the methodologies for teaching languages by developing the knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with planning, teaching and assessing Languages. Addresses questions such as: Why is language learning important? What do teachers need to know to teach languages effectively? What strategies and resources maximise student motivation and language acquisition when learning a language?

Restriction: EDCURR 665, 678, 680

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 667 A and B

EDCURSEC 668A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 668B
7.5 Points

Teaching Chinese

Integrates content knowledge and scholarship with the knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with planning, teaching and assessing Chinese. Addresses questions such as: Why is it important to learn Chinese? What do teachers need to know to teach Chinese effectively? What strategies and resources maximise motivation and language acquisition in learning Chinese?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 667 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 601, 623, 649, 663

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 668 A and B

EDCURSEC 669A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 669B
7.5 Points

Teaching French

Integrates content knowledge and scholarship with the knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with planning, teaching and assessing French. Addresses questions such as: Why is it important to learn French? What do teachers need to know to teach French effectively? What strategies and resources maximise motivation and language acquisition in learning French?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 667 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 650, 664

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 669 A and B

EDCURSEC 670A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 670B
7.5 Points

Teaching German

Integrates content knowledge and scholarship with the knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with planning, teaching and assessing German. Addresses questions such as: Why is it important to learn German? What do teachers need to know to teach German effectively? What strategies and resources maximise motivation and language acquisition in learning German?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 667 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 601, 623, 680

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 670 A and B

EDCURSEC 671A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 671B
7.5 Points

Teaching Japanese

Integrates content knowledge and scholarship with the knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with planning, teaching and assessing Japanese. Addresses questions such as: Why is it important to learn Japanese? What do teachers need to know to teach Japanese effectively? What strategies and resources maximise motivation and language acquisition in learning Japanese?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 667 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 612, 639

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 671 A and B

EDCURSEC 674A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 674B
7.5 Points

Teaching Samoan

Integrates content knowledge and scholarship with the knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with planning, teaching and assessing Samoan. Addresses questions such as: Why is it important to learn Samoan? What do teachers need to know to teach Samoan effectively? What strategies and resources maximise motivation and language acquisition in learning Samoan?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 667 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 647, 665

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 674 A and B

EDCURSEC 675A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 675B
7.5 Points

Teaching Spanish

Integrates content knowledge and scholarship with the knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with planning, teaching and assessing Spanish. Addresses questions such as: Why is it important to learn Spanish? What do teachers need to know to teach Spanish effectively? What strategies and resources maximise motivation and language acquisition in learning Spanish?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 667 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 613, 640

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 675 A and B

EDCURSEC 676
15 Points

Teaching Religious Education

Develops the pedagogical content and subject matter knowledge; skills and attitudes associated with planning, teaching and assessing Religious Education in Catholic/Christian schools. Addresses questions such as: Why is this subject important? What do teachers need to know to teach RE effectively? How can diverse needs of students be addressed? What teaching methodologies, management strategies and resources maximise success?

EDCURSEC 677A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 677B
7.5 Points

Teaching Classical Studies

Integrates disciplinary-based content knowledge and scholarship with the knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with planning, teaching and assessing Classical Studies. Addresses questions such as: Why is it is important to study Classical Studies? What do teachers need to know to teach and assess for senior qualifications? What strategies and resources maximise motivation and learning in Classical Studies?

Restriction: EDCURR 620, 622

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 677 A and B

EDCURSEC 678
15 Points

EDCURSEC 678A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 678B
7.5 Points

Te Whakapuakitanga

Integrates content knowledge with knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with planning, teaching and assessing Te Reo Māori at Years 7-10. Addresses such questions as: Why is it important to learn Te Reo Māori? What do teachers need to know to teach Te Reo Māori effectively? What strategies and resources maximise motivation and language acquisition in learning Te Reo Māori?

Restriction: EDCURR 606, 630, EDCURRM 320

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 678 A and B, or EDCURSEC 678

EDCURSEC 679
15 Points

EDCURSEC 679A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 679B
7.5 Points

Te Whakawhanaketanga

Develops the pedagogical content knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with planning, teaching and assessing Te Reo Māori in Years 11-13. Addresses such questions as: What key factors contribute to the teaching of senior students? How are curriculum units and programmes planned in order to meet high stakes assessment requirements? How do teachers formatively assess student learning?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 678 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 606, 630

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 679 A and B, or EDCURSEC 679

EDCURSEC 680
15 Points

EDCURSEC 680A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 680B
7.5 Points

Te Whakatairanga

Develops a growing professional understanding of national requirements in curriculum and assessment necessary for effective teaching and learning in Te Reo Māori. Addresses such questions as: What is the place of ICT in the teaching of Te Reo Māori? How can a teacher be a researcher in the classroom? What teaching methodologies, management strategies and resources maximise student success?

Corequisite: EDCURSEC 678 or 687

Restriction: EDCURR 606, 630

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 680 A and B, or EDCURSEC 680

EDCURSEC 681
10 Points

Special Study

Students undertake a supervised study into an aspect of the New Zealand curriculum, or relevant to education in New Zealand or the wider context. Key questions are formulated and specified outcomes addressed.

EDCURSEC 682
15 Points

Special Study

Students undertake a supervised study into an aspect of the New Zealand curriculum, or relevant to education in New Zealand or the wider context. Key questions are formulated and specified outcomes addressed.

EDCURSEC 684
15 Points

EDCURSEC 684A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 684B
7.5 Points

Junior Commerce Education

Develops the content knowledge and understanding required to teach a selected subject and the pedagogical knowledge and skills associated with planning, teaching and assessing the subject, consistent with curriculum requirements. Addresses questions such as: What do teachers need to know to teach this subject effectively? What resources and strategies maximise the motivation and learning of students in this subject?

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 684 A and B, or EDCURSEC 684

EDCURSEC 687
30 Points

EDCURSEC 687A
15 Points

EDCURSEC 687B
15 Points

Studies in Curriculum and Pedagogy

Develops the content knowledge and understanding required to teach a selected subject and the pedagogical knowledge and skills associated with planning, teaching and assessing the subject, consistent with curriculum requirements. Addresses questions such as: What do teachers need to know to teach this subject effectively? What resources and strategies maximise the motivation and learning of students in this subject?

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 687 A and B, or EDCURSEC 687

EDCURSEC 688
30 Points

Special Topic

EDCURSEC 689
15 Points

EDCURSEC 689A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 689B
7.5 Points

Environmental Education

Develops the content knowledge, skills and understanding consistent with the environmental education guidelines to enable effective teaching and learning approaches about, for and within the environment. Addresses questions such as: How do teachers design quality learning experiences for a diverse range of learners? How can social sciences, science and technology education enhance the potential of this educational focus?

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 689 A and B, or EDCURSEC 689

EDCURSEC 690
15 Points

EDCURSEC 690A
7.5 Points

EDCURSEC 690B
7.5 Points

Multi-disciplinary Approaches

Develops pedagogical knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with teaching in multi-disciplinary contexts incorporating information and communication technologies. Addresses questions such as: What are the important principles, concepts and skills associated with multi-disciplinary teaching? How do teachers plan for cross-curricular projects? How can multi-disciplinary teams operate effectively? How can the use of ICT contribute to effective learning?

Restriction: EDCURR 625

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 690 A and B, or EDCURSEC 690

Postgraduate 700 Level Courses

EDCURSEC 700
30 Points

Responsive Pedagogies

Within a curriculum specialism this course examines responsive pedagogies and how these enhance engagement and achievement of priority learners. Through classroom practice students reflect critically on how responsive pedagogies impact on learning.

EDCURSEC 701
30 Points

Enacting Core Practices

Examines evidenced-based core practices that have the potential to improve student achievement. Within the context of curriculum areas, students will enact these practices and inquire into the impact of their teaching on priority learners.

EDCURSEC 709
15 Points

Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning

Critically explores the New Zealand Curriculum and secondary school qualifications, and develops pedagogical content knowledge of planning, teaching and assessment in specialist learning areas. A short teaching practice enables students to apply knowledge to practice, and critically examine its relationship to relevant theory and research.

EDCURSEC 719A
15 Points

EDCURSEC 719B
15 Points

Learning Area Inquiry

Within the context of concurrent field-based teaching, critically reflects on effective teaching practices, and theory and research evidence that underpin them. Develops pedagogical content knowledge, and understanding and use of inquiry within a specialist learning area. Students demonstrate evidence of self-awareness, awareness of learning through use of individualised student data, problem solving skills, and an understanding of culturally responsive pedagogy.

To complete this course students must enrol in EDCURSEC 719 A and B

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