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ESS441 - Environmental Science and Society: Curriculum Study

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

(For students enrolled in courses D342, D344, D351, E359, E365, E377 and E455 only)

Unit chair:L Barraza




Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 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%

35% Part A Designing a Videoclip (3 mins) 1000 words. Part B Written explanation - 400 words

Cloud Deakin discussion, tasks participation - 800 words 20%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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