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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 5251

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
162661

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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 owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

To enable students to develop their professional knowledge, skills and understandings in teaching Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) and Technologies to children in the early years.

Course content

Students will develop and critique a knowledge of curriculum frameworks, for example, the Australian National curriculum (HASS & Technologies), and the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), an understanding of planning and programming, critical analysis of teaching methods, resources for teaching and learning in the early years settings and schooling. Students will focus on the cross curriculum key concepts of sustainability, futures thinking, values and identity. Students will adopt inquiry and play based approaches to teaching and learning.

Textbook(s)

Green, DM & Price, DA 2019, Making Humanities & Social Science Come Alive: Early Years & Primary Education, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Workshop 3 hours x 12 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, MAGILL
Project 1800 words equivalent 40% N/A
Teaching resource 2700 words equivalent 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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