The Teaching of Chemistry (Secondary)

CS1 Chemistry Structure for BA/BSc (Ed)
Year Course Code Title Course Category No of AUs Pre-requisites
2 ACY22A Curriculum and pedagogy in Chemistry Core 3 -
3 ACY32A Microteaching in Chemistry Core 3 -
ACY42A Assessment and laboratory issues in Chemistry Core 3 -
ACY42B Trends, issues and challenges in chemistry education Core 3 -

CS2 Chemistry Structure for BA/BSc (Ed)
Year Course Code Title Course Category No of AUs Pre-requisites
2 ACY22A Curriculum and pedagogy in Chemistry Core 3 -
3 ACY32A Microteaching in Chemistry Core 3 -
4 ACY42A Assessment and laboratory issues in Chemistry Core 3 -

Course Synopses

ACY22A Curriculum and Pedagogy in Chemistry

This course is spread over 36 hours, inclusive of lectures and tutorials. It aims to equip student teachers with the fundamental practices of chemistry education, both from curriculum as well as pedagogy perspectives.

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ACY32A Microteaching in Chemistry

This course is spread over 36 hours. It aims to equip student teachers with the basic skills of teaching in front of their tutor and peers so that these experiences will position them well when they go to school for their practicum.

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ACY42A Assessment and laboratory issues in Chemistry

This course is of 3 Academic Units and is spread over 36 hours. It serves to equip student teachers with the fundamentals of assessment and evaluation in Chemistry, both from a classroom as well as laboratory perspective.

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ACY42B Trends, issues and challenges in chemistry education

This course is of 3 Academic Units and is spread over 36 hours. It focuses in greater depth on the current trends, issues and challenges in chemistry education, with particular emphasis on applications of ICT and educational technology.

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