HUMANITIES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

EDU5HUM

2021

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.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesIndividual reading and research, collaboration and reporting through online forums. Access and evaluate physical and virtual resources specific to a professional resource folio. Engage with, evaluate and produce a range of strategies employing multi-modal literacies in the Humanities area

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

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

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

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. Demonstrate an understanding of the key concepts of primary humanities, informed by theory and research, to apply to a range of teaching and learning contexts across the domains of history, geography, civics and citizenship and economics and business
02. Critically analyse and apply inquiry learning approaches and core skills, such as critical thinking, problem solving, research, communication, historical and spatial thinking, in the design of Primary Humanities curriculum, teaching and assessment
03. Demonstrate cultural competence and understanding of Australia's first nations peoples in relation to key concepts in the humanities, including awareness of events and places that have historic, cultural and geographic significance
04. Apply digital, information and media literacies to effectively engage learning in the Humanities to a diverse student cohorts
05. Identify, plan and critically evaluate a range of practical and theoretical teaching, learning and assessment activities, programs and resources for effectively teaching and integrating Humanities learning across the curriculum

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Week 30-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 30
One 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 22/07.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 44
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 44 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 30
One 7.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 22/07.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Digital Resource: Pedagogies in the humanities (2000 Words) Digital explication of your Humanities teaching methodology

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Unit of work with Indigenous Perspectives (3500 words) Design and develop an Inquiry-based learning Unit focused on embedding Indigenous perspectives

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Bendigo, 2021, Week 30-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 30
One 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 22/07.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 44
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 44 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 30
One 7.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 22/07.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Digital Resource: Pedagogies in the humanities (2000 Words) Digital explication of your Humanities teaching methodology

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Unit of work with Indigenous Perspectives (3500 words) Design and develop an Inquiry-based learning Unit focused on embedding Indigenous perspectives

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 30-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 30
One 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 22/07.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 44
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 44 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 30
One 7.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 22/07.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Digital Resource: Pedagogies in the humanities (2000 Words) Digital explication of your Humanities teaching methodology

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Unit of work with Indigenous Perspectives (3500 words) Design and develop an Inquiry-based learning Unit focused on embedding Indigenous perspectives

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5