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ECS772 - History & the Humanities B

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

(For students enrolled in course E760 only)

Unit chair:R Buchanek
Prerequisite:

ECB701 or ECS771

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ECS272, ECS472, ELE409

Contact hours:

Campus: 3 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar and 1hr self-directed engagement with Cloud seminar Resources)

Cloud (online): 3 hours self-directed study engaging with Cloud seminar Resources and Modules)

Note:

This unit is part of the Secondary Humanities Teaching method sequence that includes ECS771 (available in Trimester 1).

Content

This unit is designed to equip students to effectively and competently teach Humanities at the VCE level/post compulsory level. The main VCE studies explored are History (7 fields), Geography, Economics, Sociology, Legal Studies and 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.

Assessment

Unit 1-2 SAC Design and Written Report. Individual. 3000 words (60%)

Unit 3-4 Backward Design Revision Sequence. Individual. 2000 words  (40%)

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