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ED452N: CONNECTING THE CURRICULUM (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

This course provides a range of learning opportunities, delivered both through on-campus and online learning, where students will engage with inter-disciplinary contexts for learning across the curriculum, including opportunities to explore diversity, global citizenship and sustainability.

Students will develop a broad knowledge and understanding of the nature of the curriculum in the early years, including subject specific content and skills, including the importance of play and active learning. Approaches to planning for learning, teaching and assessment will be explored through core curricular areas.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mrs Lorna Stewart

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • PGDE Primary

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Scottish primary curriculum relevant to Early and First Level
  • Subject specific knowledge in core curricular areas
  • An understanding of the value of planning an inter-disciplinary approach to learning
  • Knowledge and understanding of the benefits and challenges of implementing inclusive, inter-disciplinary learning
  • Skills to support collaborative learning as part of ongoing professional development

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Presentation of Research/Enquiry Findings at Student Conference

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks 39 Feedback Weeks

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Course work - Presentation:

Assessment 4 – Student Conference – 10 minute Presentation of research/enquiry findings

(3000 word equivalence)

 

Prior to oral presentation students will submit to Turnitin:

  • An abstract overview
  • PowerPoint including research rationale, supporting literature, evidence of implementation, summary of findings and associated next steps.
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resubmission of presentation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks 44 Feedback Weeks

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualEvaluate• Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the Scottish primary curriculum relevant to Early and First Level
FactualApplyDemonstrate subject specific knowledge in core curricular areas
ReflectionCreate• Reflect and evaluate, challenge the value of an inter-disciplinary approach to learning in order to support the development of professional practice
ConceptualAnalyseDemonstrate an enquiring approach in order to support inclusive inter-disciplinary learning
ReflectionCreateEmbed skills to support collaborative learning as part of ongoing professional development

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