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EDF5494 - Business management education A

6 points, SCA Band 0, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate, Postgraduate Faculty of Education

Leader: Ms A Forsyth


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Gippsland First semester (Open Learning) 2007 (Open Learning)
Gippsland First semester 2007 (Off-campus)


This unit is an introduction to the relationships between learning and teaching Business Management at the post-compulsory levels as well as Commerce and Business related units at the 7-10 levels. Teaching strategies and contexts for use in Business related classes in Years 7 to 12 will be explored. Methods for assessing and monitoring students will be introduced. The relationship between Business Management, technology and society will be a focus.


Upon successful completion of this unit, students should be able to: understand the role and importance of developing business literacy and enterprise skills in relation to the teaching and learning associated with Business Management in the secondary school context; to explore innovative teaching and learning approaches including the use of information and communications technologies for use in the Business Management classroom; to construct engaging lesson plans which lead to the best possible outcomes for students in the Business Management classroom; to select and evaluate appropriate teaching and learning resources for use in the Business Management classroom; to communicate and or create links with business and professional associations at both the local and international level.


Class activities: 50% (2000 words), Resources assignment: 50% (2000 words)
Teaching practice which forms a major part of the assessment of EDF5494 Methods and Practice of Teaching Business Management A and EDF5495 Methods and Practice of Teaching Business Management B, and students must complete at least 45 days teaching practice (50 for double degree students) and gain a rating of satisfactory for the teaching practice.

Contact hours

3 hours per week


A minor sequence (two years of study) in Business Management studies from a recognised institution