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ED402K: EXPLORING THE CURRICULUM (2021-2022)

Last modified: 16 Aug 2021 13:49


Course Overview

This course provides a range of learning opportunities, delivered both through on-campus and online learning, where students will engage with contexts for learning across the curriculum in the Upper Stages of Primary School.

Students will develop a broad knowledge and understanding of the nature of curriculum, including subject specific content and skills. Approaches to planning for learning, teaching and assessment will be explored through core curricular areas, highlighting the importance of Literacy, Numeracy and Health and Wellbeing.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First 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 Upper Stages
  • Subject specific knowledge in core curricular areas
  • An understanding of creativity as an engaging context for learning
  • Knowledge and understanding of the challenges of implementing an inclusive curriculum
  • Skills to support observation and assessment in order to identify next steps in learning

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

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks 20 Feedback Weeks 25

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Feedback Word Count 3000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback Word Count 3000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionCreateDevelop the skills of observation and assessment in order to inform learning and teaching
ConceptualEvaluateDemonstrate knowledge and understanding of the Scottish primary curriculum
FactualUnderstandDemonstrate subject specific knowledge in core curricular areas
ReflectionCreateReflect, evaluate and respond to curricular knowledge and understanding in order to support the development of professional practice
ReflectionApplyDemonstrate an enquiring approach in order to support inclusive practice

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