Curriculum, Assessment and Pedagogy

University of Newcastle

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Curriculum, Assessment and Pedagogy

  • Host University

    University of Newcastle

  • Location

    Newcastle, Australia

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course provides an introduction to curriculum studies as a field of scholarly inquiry and professional practice. The course extends upon curriculum studies to explore how the Stage 4 and 5 curriculum manifests within the students' major specialisation. The course explores conceptual frameworks for understanding curriculum, pedagogy and assessment discourse and design. It will introduce students to lesson planning formats, and assist them to begin building a pedagogical repertoire relevant to the New South Wales and National Curriculum requirements of their major teaching specialisation.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.