HSC Area of Study Discovery: Go Back to Where You Came From is a 5 hour course dedicated to the new Area of Study: Discovery. Underpinned by a combination of the BUILD approach to programming, McTighe and Wiggins Understanding by Design and Ritchhart and Perkins’ Visible Thinking (Harvard Project Zero) teachers will be introduced to strategies for designing a high quality unit of work for the prescribed episodes of Go Back to Where You Came From and related material, which will enable them to both foster student engagement with the text(s) and improve their student’s responses in HSC assessments and examinations.
During this course, teachers will:
By the end of this course, teachers will be able to:
To successfully complete this course, participants are required to complete and submit 4 tasks:
You can progress through each of the modules at your own pace, provided you complete the assessment tasks by their due date and complete the course by the set completion date.
The set completion date is Friday 21st November, 2014.
It is recommended that you progress through each module in order, completing the assessment tasks at the suggested times.
There are two discussion forums for this course:
As collaboration is key to our craft, course participants are encouraged to contribute to these forums!
Once you have successfully completed all the required tasks for this course, you will be issued with a 'Certificate of Completion'.