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ECS472 - History and Humanities: Curriculum Study B

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Kerri Garrard





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week, 1 x 1 hour self-directed engagement with Cloud Seminar Resources

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit is designed to equip students to effectively and competently teach social education studies at the VCE level/post compulsory level. The main VCE studies are History (7 fields), Geography, Economics, Sociology, Philosophy and International Politics. This unit will examine the structure of VCE/post compulsory studies through a focus on the content and approaches outlines in each of the studies. The areas covered include teaching at post compulsory level, teaching strategies, assessment practices and requirements and regulations of teaching at VCE level. It will also include information on curriculum planning and the uses of various information technologies appropriate for teaching VCE in this field.

Students will be expected to design teaching to embed higher order skills of critical thinking, problem solving, evaluation, synthesis and understanding specific discipline based skills and pedagogies. Students are expected to work with assessment tasks, SACs and back mapping to show competencies in assessment.


Preparation of a Unit 1 or 2 VCE School-assessed Coursework (SAC) task with Rubric and Report, 2400 words, Individual, 60%

Design of a Unit 3-4 Revision Sequence using Backward Design approach and Report, 1600 words, Individual, 40%

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