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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 5173

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
150426

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Course aim

To examine curricular frameworks within the context of the framework’s organising body and to investigate its application through the Humanities and Social Sciences specialisations in senior secondary school settings.

Course content

Students will examine the context, design and implementation of Humanities and Social Sciences’ senior school specialisation(s) and learning in a ‘real-life’ workplace context, tracking curriculum from a senior school curriculum authority (e.g. the SACE Board) conceptualisation to the actualities of school implementation and classroom practice.

Textbook(s)

Gilbert, R & Hoepper 2014, Teaching Humanities and Social Science in Australian Curriculum, 6th edition, Cengage, Victoria

OR Marsh, C & Hart, C 2011, Teaching the Social Science and Humanities in an Australian curriculum , 6th edition , Prentice-Hall, Frenchs Forest, NSW

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
EDUC 5172 Humanities and Social Sciences for Secondary Teaching 2

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
EDUC 5190 Professional Experience and Reflection 3: Teacher as Inquirer

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Tutorial 2 hours x 6 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 (INTENSIVE)
Essay 2250 words 50% N/A
Plan 2250 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
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