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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 3080

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
167301

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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 develop a deep, conceptual and foundational content knowledge in historical studies through exploring the content and skills of the Australian Curriculum: History. Students will develop the capacity to think historically through historical concepts and key content areas that underpin the history curriculum. Inquiry and research skills will also be honed to support the teaching of engaging, critical and creative history in the primary school setting.

Course content

Students will study units of work that will provide deep content knowledge in conceptual thinking in history. They will explore major periods of history that are pertinent to teaching children from Reception to Year 7 while using primary resources to develop historical stories. Students will also explore the use of inquiry and research skills in the study of history and interpret the achievement standards and quality task design.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Workshop 3 hours x 12 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (Online activities) 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
Essay 2000 words 40% n/a
Research assignment 2500 words 60% n/a
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Essay 2000 words 40% n/a
Research assignment 2500 words 60% n/a

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

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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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