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Unit details

ECJ412 - Humanities, Societies and Environments, Language, Music: Education

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

Pipelining from 2010- for continuing students only.

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1 Cloud (Online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(For students enrolled in courses E455 or E460 only)
Unit chair:D Bateman


Incompatible with:

ECA551, ECJ712, ECL500, ELE501

Contact hours: 4 contact hours per week


This unit focuses on educating students for teaching in the primary years - Prep to Year 6. It adopts an interdisciplinary approach across literacy, the creative and performing arts (Music, Drama and Drama) and Humanities, Societies and Environments Education. Students will develop knowledge and skills of the separate curriculum areas of literacy, Music, Drama and Dance and Humanities, Societies and Environments Education to build understandings of curriculum development in the primary years. Students will work with current curriculum policy such as VELS, as well as models of pedagogy to adopt an interdisciplinary approach to teaching in the primary years.


There are two assignments for this unit with equal weighting.

Assignment 1: report (2000 words, 50%)

Assignment 2: report (2000 words, 50%)

Prescribed texts

Marsh, C. (2008). (Ed). (5th Edition) Studies of Society and Environment: Exploring the Teaching Possibilities. Pearson: Malaysia.
Winch, G, Johnston, R, Holliday, M. Ljungdahl, L & March, P. (2003) 2nd Edition. Literacy Reading, Writing and Children's Literature, Oxford University Press: Sydney.

Russell-Bowie, R (2005) MMADD about the arts! Pearson / Prentice-Hall.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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