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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 5172

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
150425

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)

Course aim

To develop critical analysis and evaluation about key aspects of the teaching and learning processes within the humanities and social sciences and to situate this within the wider literature and debate.

Course content

Students will develop knowledge and understanding of issues-based learning and the research process, planning for learning in the humanities and social sciences using the inquiry process model and constructivist perspectives. Students will develop unit plans and lesson plans to increase their literacy in the humanities and social sciences. Students will identify, evaluate and analyse contemporary curriculum issues pertaining to history, geography, civics and citizenship.

Textbook(s)

Marsh, C & Hart, C (eds) 2011, Teaching the social sciences and humanities in the Australian curriculum, 6th ed, Pearson Education Australia, Frenchs Forest, NSW

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
EDUC 5171 Humanities and Social Sciences for Secondary Teaching 1

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop 3 hours x 9 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Resource 1800 words 40% N/A
Plan 2700 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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