TEACHING HUMANITIES

EDU2TH

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students explore the history and role of the humanities, social studies, social education and Studies of Society and Environment (SOSE) in school programs. They develop the ability to plan, implement and evaluate humanities, social education and citizenship education programs in schools, particularly primary schools. Students are provided with opportunities to develop knowledge and appreciation of Australian history, culture and society, particularly as they affect contemporary social issues and their role as social educators.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRaymond Nichol

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU31SEA or EDU2SOS

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTeaching Society and Environment. 4th EditionPrescribedGilbert, Rob, and Hoepper, Brian, (eds.)(2011)SOUTH MELBOURNE: CENGAGE LEARNING
ReadingsGrowing up Indigenous: Developing Effective Pedagogy for Education and DevelopmentRecommendedNichol, Raymond, (2011)ROTTERDAM, BOSTON AND TAIPEI: SENSE PUBLISHERS
ReadingsTeaching the Social Sciences and Humanities in an Australian Curriculum. Sixth EditionRecommendedMarsh, Colin and Hunt, Catherine (eds.) (2011)FRENCHS FOREST NSW: PEARSON EDUCATION

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRaymond Nichol

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"

Placement - Off Site
One 15.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Course Practicum Requirement (incorporating at least two Humanities Lessons)Hurdle requirement - 15 days of (compulsory) supervised teaching practice. Satisfactory participation and performance to defined exit standards are required to meet the compulsory hurdle requirement.30
one group 30 minute tutorial presentation and written summaryGroup Task20
one individual unit of work comprising 8 AUSVELS based lesson plans or webquest.Individual Task50

Mildura, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDeborah Neal

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"

Placement - Off Site
One 15.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Course Practicum Requirement (incorporating at least two Humanities Lessons)Hurdle requirement - 15 days of (compulsory) supervised teaching practice. Satisfactory participation and performance to defined exit standards are required to meet the compulsory hurdle requirement.30
one group 30 minute tutorial presentation and written summaryGroup Task20
one individual unit of work comprising 8 AUSVELS based lesson plans or webquest.Individual Task50