Details for Curriculum Studies – Business Studies

This subject builds on previous knowledge of key theoretical and pedagogical perspectives and issues in the teaching of CRS250 Curriculum Studies – Commerce and related curriculum. It encourages critical engagement with models of pedagogy necessary to teach NESA Business Studies Stage 6 Syllabus and provides the opportunity to understand the various discourses that inform teachers’ knowledge and pedagogical practice. This subject prepares the Teacher Education Student to teach Years 11-12 students with a focus on the application of the hypothetical knowledge to contemporary business issues in Australia and globally from a Christian and alternate worldview.


Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: CRS350
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Stephen Codrington

Prerequisites

Knowledge and understanding of the academic discipline of business studies/ commerce/ work education, including recent theory and practice including concepts of business management, financial planning, marketing, employment relations and global business and responsible business approaches towards people, societies and environments.

Awards offering Curriculum Studies – Business Studies

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content

Curriculum Objective

This subject builds on previous knowledge of key theoretical and pedagogical perspectives and issues in the teaching of CRS250 Curriculum Studies – Commerce and related curriculum. It encourages critical engagement with models of pedagogy necessary to teach NESA Business Studies Stage 6 Syllabus and provides the opportunity to understand the various discourses that inform teachers’ knowledge and pedagogical practice. This subject prepares the Teacher Education Student to teach Years 11-12 students with a focus on the application of the hypothetical knowledge to contemporary business issues in Australia and globally from a Christian and alternate worldview.

Outcomes

  1. Critically evaluate learning and teaching resources for NESA Business Studies Year 11-12 against the Professional standards;
  2. Compare and contrast a range of teaching approaches, including the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs), in ways that align with pedagogical intentions;
  3. Justify assessment moderation and its application to support consistent and comparable judgments of student learning;
  4. Design learning, teaching and assessing activities consistent with the syllabus requirements, models of pedagogy (inquiry and direct instruction) and the principles and practices underpinning learning and teaching in Stage 6, Business Studies, Years 11 - 12 to produce learning experiences that meet the needs of diverse learners;
  5. Create lesson plans that fit within the Stage 6 program demonstrating concept development, skills development and deep knowledge and understanding.
  6. Develop an online activity linking the study of NESA Business Studies with the wider goals of society within an authentic worldview perspective, and which supports students with disabilities.

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to Face (onsite)
  • E-learning (online)
  • Intensive
  • Extensive 

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis College.

Assessment Methods

  • Professional e-portfolio (30%)
  • Assessing a Unit of Work (30%)
  • Case Study (40%)