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ECS471 - History and Humanities: Curriculum Study A

Unit details

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

(For students enrolled in courses D342, D344, D347, D389, E377, E359, E360, E365 and E455 only)

Unit chair:

Rose Buchanek





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


This unit aims to prepare students to teach confidently across the Humanities disciplines including History, Geography and Economics and interdisciplinary areas including Civics and Citizenship offered in Years 7-10 in schools. The unit will develop students’ understanding of various elements of the AusVELS curriculum including Cross-curriculum Priorities and General Capabilities relevant to the Humanities. The unit aims to develop students’ knowledge of practical aspects; engage with a range of effective pedagogical approaches and design teaching and learning sequences and assessment tools informed by literature. This unit demonstrates and utilises a range of contemporary teaching and learning resources and technologies to illustrate practical strategies in Humanities.


Task 1: 50%: 

History Teaching and Learning Report:


2000 words

Task 2: 50%: 

Collaborative Humanities Unit Outline:


2000 words each

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