HUMANITIES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

EDU5HUM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject Pre-service teachers establish a grounding in the teaching of Primary Humanities (F-6/7). By exploring the traditions of knowledge within the Humanities disciplines of History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship and Economics Pre-service teachers will develop an understanding of dominant pedagogical methods. This subject asks Pre-service teachers to consider the role of Humanities skills in the twenty-first century. Using the Digital Technologies framework, pre-service teachers explore the various means by which digital technology skills can be enhanced through contemporary technologies and multimodal literacy.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLauren Johnson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Examine the role of Humanities in developing the skills of critical thinking, problem solving communication and adaptability.

Activities:
Individual reading and research, collaboration and reporting through online forums.

02. Analyse and evaluate effective Civics and Citizenship programs within the Australian context.

Activities:
Collaborate on evaluation of list of programs.

03. Access resources both onsite and online to build a professional portfolio of strategies and pedagogy

Activities:
Access and evaluate physical and virtual resources specific to a professional resource folio.

04. Develop inquiry models of curriculum to address learning outcomes connected to the Humanities and technology influenced by current curriculum documents

Activities:
Collaborate on the accessing and sharing of models of curriculum connected to the Humanities and technology.

05. Apply a wide range of multimodal literacy and numeracy strategies to effectively engage learning in the Humanities to a diverse student cohort.

Activities:
Engage with, evaluate and produce a range of strategies employing multi-modal literacies in the Humanities area.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLauren Johnson

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Lecture/Workshop Week: 12 - 12
One 8.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora Campus only. Students enrolled in EMTCP, EMTCPB and EMTCPW (Master of Teaching Primary ) should select this intensive."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Exploring Humanities (Blog Post) (1300 words)Blog posts exploring the developments of the Humanities25 01, 02
Digital Project (2000 words)Digital explication of your Humanities teaching methodology30 01, 02, 03
Resource Development (2500 Words)Design and develop an Inquiry-based learning Unit focused on embedding Indigenous perspectives45 03, 04, 05

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLauren Johnson

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Lecture/Workshop Week: 12 - 12
One 8.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora Campus only. Students enrolled in EMTCP, EMTCPB and EMTCPW (Master of Teaching Primary ) should select this intensive."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Exploring Humanities (Blog Post) (1300 words)Blog posts exploring the developments of the Humanities25 01, 02
Digital Project (2000 words)Digital explication of your Humanities teaching methodology30 01, 02, 03
Resource Development (2500 Words)Design and develop an Inquiry-based learning Unit focused on embedding Indigenous perspectives45 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLauren Johnson

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Lecture/Workshop Week: 12 - 12
One 8.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora Campus only. Students enrolled in EMTCP, EMTCPB and EMTCPW (Master of Teaching Primary ) should select this intensive."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Exploring Humanities (Blog Post) (1300 words)Blog posts exploring the developments of the Humanities25 01, 02
Digital Project (2000 words)Digital explication of your Humanities teaching methodology30 01, 02, 03
Resource Development (2500 Words)Design and develop an Inquiry-based learning Unit focused on embedding Indigenous perspectives45 03, 04, 05