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ECS420 - Contemporary Global Issues

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:R Buchanek




Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Seminar  per week, 1 hour self-directed engagement with Cloud Seminar Resources per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


This unit explores the Humanities disciplines (History, Geography, Economics and Civics and Citizenship) and their connection with interdisciplinary, cross-curricular priorities including Indigenous perspectives, Sustainability and Asian perspectives. Students will explore Humanities concepts such as citizenship, globalisation and sustainability through a range of pedagogies and resources. Students will work together to analyse global phenomena and generate authentic connections to students in secondary Humanities classrooms. This unit encourages students to engage with contemporary media resources to explore global issues and develop learning experiences that will allow their students to engage and understand their relationship with these issues.


Task 1 50% 

Media Analysis Report and Presentation.


10min presentation

1000 word Report

Task 2 50% 

Learning Sequence and Report


2000 words

Unit Fee Information

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

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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