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Unit details

ECS471 - Humanities, Societies and Environments: Curriculum Study A

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Enrolment modes:(B, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:(For students enrolled in courses D342, D344, D347, D389, E377, E360, E365 and E455 only)
Unit chair:J Dyer (B)
Campus contact:J Dyer (B, X)
Prerequisite:

Students will be assessed according to the minimum requirements as described in the VIT Specialist Area Guidelines as stated in VIT specialist area guidelines
Sub-major study in one of the specialist Humanities areas: Economics Geography History together with a Part in another area of study: Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Economics, Environmental Studies, Geography, History, Indigenous Studies, Legal Studies, Philosophy, Politics, Sociology.
Students are strongly encouraged to include at least two subjects of History in their undergraduate degree. 

Incompatible with: ELE408
Contact hours: One hour lecture and two hours tutorial per week.

Content

This unit aims to prepare students to teach confidently across subject areas of Geography, Civics and Citizenship, History, Economy, Philosophy and general Humanities offered in Years 7-10 in schools. The unit aims to develop in students: knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects; a range of engaging pedagogical approaches; design of teaching and learning sequences and tools for assessment drawn from research. This unit demonstrates and utilises a range of contemporary teaching and learning resources and technologies to illustrate both theoretical principles and practical strategies in Humanities.


 

Assessment

Assignment 1: Teaching report (2000 words, 50%)

Assignment 2: Humanities Portfolio (2000 words, 50%)

 

Prescribed texts

Humanities, Societies and Environments:  Curriculum Study A, (2011) Reader Deakin University

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$680$544$544$2085$2263

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
**** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2005
***** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2006
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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