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Unit details

ECS501 - Primary Humanities, Societies and Environments

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

Pipelining from 2011 - 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 E356, E365 and E356P only)
Unit chair:K Harvie




Incompatible with:

 ECJ411, ECJ412, ECJ413, ELE231, ELE501

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


This unit is designed to prepare primary teachers for teaching HSE education in primary schools (P-6). The unit covers the examination of the goals and rationale for teaching HSE education; the nature of HSE education within the Victorian Essential Learnings; contemporary pedagogical approaches for achieving HSE education goals; interdisciplinary learning; planning for classroom and school programs in HSE education.


Two assessment tasks:

1) Written report (ICT presentation) (2000 words, 50%)

2) Written report (Unit Planning) (2000 words, 50%)

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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