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ESS441 - Environmental Science and Society: Curriculum Study

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Student must be enrolled in course D342, D344, D351, E359, E365, E377 or E455

Unit chair:

Laura Barraza





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week for 9 weeks, Students will be required to complete a 15 day professional experience placement

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


The content of this unit will include:

  1. Different approaches to teaching and learning in environmental education;
  2. A discussion of the purposes of environmental education;
  3. Common curriculum documents to plan and organize work;
  4. How to critically reflect on teaching and learning in Environmental Education;
  5. Examples of professional reading elated to teaching and learning and
  6. Curriculum plans which exemplify the purposes of environmental education.


Part A Designing a science workbook, 1400 words, 35%

Part B Oral presentation, 400 words or equivalent, 10%


Totalling 35%:

Part A Designing a Video-clip (3 mins), 1000 words

Part B Written explanation, 400 words


Cloud Deakin discussion, tasks participation, 800 words, 20%

Unit Fee Information

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