TEACHING PRIMARY HUMANITIES

EDU2TPH

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students explore the history, role, key debates and considerations of the Humanities and social sciences including; global citizenship education, cultural studies, history, geography, business and economics in primary school programs. They develop and demonstrate the ability to plan, implement and evaluate Humanities programs for primary education, with a focus on The Victorian Curriculum F-10 and the Australian Curriculum frameworks. Students demonstrate and reflect on knowledge and appreciation of contemporary social, environmental, economic and cultural issues and of their roles as Humanities and citizenship educators within a complex and changing environment.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMartha Kamara

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesLectures, tutorials, case studies

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU1CAD or EDU1PAL or EDU1ISE. Students must be enrolled in one of the following courses in order to undertake this subject: Bachelor of Education Primary (EBEDP, EBEDPB, EBEDPM) or Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) (EBTP) or Bachelor of Education (EVEDB, RBEDM); Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education (EBECB, EBECP)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Teaching Humanities and Social Sciences in the Primary School

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorReynolds, R.

Year2018

Edition/Volume3rd

PublisherOxford University Press

ISBN0190311363, 9780190311360

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Describe and critically reflect on the goals, objectives and futures of Humanities studies.
02. Appraise and compare relevant curricula and resources, including ICT, with local, State, national and global focuses.
03. Develop effective, challenging and inclusive Primary Humanities education teaching and learning sequences, incorporating inquiry/investigative, participant and cooperative pedagogical approaches.
04. Demonstrate strategies for literacy and numeracy development to support student learning in the Humanities.
05. Use curriculum assessment and reporting knowledge to design a range of targeted strategies to assess student learning in Primary Humanities.
06. Evaluate the effectiveness of Primary programs in Humanities and citizenship education and develop strategies to improve student learning.
07. Synthesise, articulate and justify your knowledge of and approaches to teaching Humanities and citizenship, the role of ongoing professional learning as a primary Humanities educator, and your role as an educator in this field.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMartha Kamara

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group presentation of a Humanities artefact (Approx 1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3

Reflective workbook (Approx 800-1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO7

Inquiry-based lesson sequence (Approx 2500-3,000 words) This assessment will be scaffolded through the use of online modules and discussions within tutorials.

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMartha Kamara

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group presentation of a Humanities artefact (Approx 1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3

Reflective workbook (Approx 800-1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO7

Inquiry-based lesson sequence (Approx 2500-3,000 words) This assessment will be scaffolded through the use of online modules and discussions within tutorials.

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Mildura, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Ryan

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group presentation of a Humanities artefact (Approx 1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3

Reflective workbook (Approx 800-1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO7

Inquiry-based lesson sequence (Approx 2500-3,000 words) This assessment will be scaffolded through the use of online modules and discussions within tutorials.

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6