TEACHING HUMANITIES

EDU2TH

2017

Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Global Citizenship Essential. Global Citizenship is about learning to live in an interconnected world, including the social, environmental, political and economic challenges this brings.

Subject outline

Students explore the history and role of the humanities, Australian and global citizenship education, social studies, social education and Studies of Society and Environment (SOSE) in school programs. They develop the ability to plan, implement and evaluate humanities and citizenship education programs, especially for primary education. Students develop knowledge and appreciation of Australian history, culture and society, particularly as they affect contemporary social issues and their role as humanities and citizenship educators. This subject includes a Compulsory Professional Requirement of the 15-day supervised Professional Experience 2B.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLauren Johnson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU1ITP, EDU1ILT, EDU2TS

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTeaching Humanities and Social Sciences, History, Geography, Economics and Citizenship in the Australian Curriculum (5th edition)RecommendedR. Gilbert & B. Hoepper (eds.) (2014)Cengage Learning
ReadingsTeaching the Social Sciences and Humanities in the Australian Curriculum (6th edition)RecommendedC. Marsh & C. Hart (eds.) (2011)Pearson
ReadingsTeaching Humanities and Social Sciences in the Primary School (3rd edition)RecommendedR. Reynolds (2014)Oxford University Press

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Describe the goals and objectives of humanities, social education , social studies, citizenship education and studies of society and environment (SOSE).

Activities:
TBE

02. Develop effective methods of teaching humanities education using inquiry/investigative, participant and cooperative approaches.

Activities:
TBE

03. Evaluate effective humanities and citizenship education programs, designed to achieve objectives in knowledge, skills, attitudes, values and social participation.

Activities:
TBE

04. Appraise and compare relevant curricula and resources in Australia and in other countries.

Activities:
TBE

05. Synthesise your knowledge of approaches to teaching humanities and citizenship and your role as a teacher and subject co-ordinator in this field.

Activities:
TBE

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2017, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLauren Johnson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Nine 1.0 hours lecture per study period 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.
"Successful completion of the 15-day supervised Professional Experience and all associated assessment tasks is a Hurdle requirement of EDU2TH. This is a Compulsory Professional Requirement."

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
Nine 2.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Tutorial presentation and written summaryGroup Task20 01, 02, 03, 04
Inquiry Development Unit (3,000-4,000 words).Individual Task50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Professional Experience 2B: Assessment TasksSuccessful completion of the 15-day supervised Professional Experience and all associated assessment tasks is a Hurdle requirement of EDU2TH. This is a Compulsory Professional Requirement. The grade will apply to the associated reflection, portfolio, discipline-knowledge and curriculum activities undertaken while on professional experience. Further information is provided on the subject's LMS page detailing30 02
Professional Experience 2BSuccessful completion of the 15-day supervised Professional Experience and all associated assessment tasks is a Hurdle requirement of EDU2TH. This is a Compulsory Professional Requirement.

Mildura, 2017, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Ryan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Nine 1.0 hours lecture per study period 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.
"Successful completion of the 15-day supervised Professional Experience and all associated assessment tasks is a Hurdle requirement of EDU2TH. This is a Compulsory Professional Requirement."

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
Nine 2.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Tutorial presentation and written summaryGroup Task20 01, 02, 03, 04
Inquiry Development Unit (3,000-4,000 words).Individual Task50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Professional Experience 2B: Assessment TasksSuccessful completion of the 15-day supervised Professional Experience and all associated assessment tasks is a Hurdle requirement of EDU2TH. This is a Compulsory Professional Requirement. The grade will apply to the associated reflection, portfolio, discipline-knowledge and curriculum activities undertaken while on professional experience. Further information is provided on the subject's LMS page detailing30 02
Professional Experience 2BSuccessful completion of the 15-day supervised Professional Experience and all associated assessment tasks is a Hurdle requirement of EDU2TH. This is a Compulsory Professional Requirement.