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|Offered at:||(B, X)|
|Cohort rule:||(For students enrolled in courses D342, D344, D347, D389, E377, E360, E365 and E455 only)|
|Unit chair:||R Buchanek|
Students will be assessed according to the minimum requirements as described in the VIT Specialist Area Guidelines as stated in VIT specialist area guidelines. Sub-major study in one of the specialist Humanities areas: History, Economics or Geography Or Sub-major study in one of the specialist Humanities areas: History, Economics or Geography together with a Part in another area of study: Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Economics, Environmental Studies, Geography, History, Indigenous Studies, Legal Studies, Philosophy, Politics, Sociology.
Students are strongly encouraged to include at least two units of History in their undergraduate degree.
|Contact hours:||One hour lecture and two hours tutorial per week.|
This unit aims to prepare students to teach confidently across subject areas of Geography, Civics and Citizenship, History, Economy, Philosophy and general Humanities offered in Years 7-10 in schools. The unit aims to develop in students: knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects; a range of engaging pedagogical approaches; design of teaching and learning sequences and tools for assessment drawn from research. This unit demonstrates and utilises a range of contemporary teaching and learning resources and technologies to illustrate both theoretical principles and practical strategies in Humanities.
Task 1: 50%: Individual History Teaching and Learning Report – students design an 80 minute lesson plan and assessment task with rubric. Students reflect upon their emerging professional knowledge as a History teacher.
Task 2: 50%: Group/Individual Presentation at Unit Conference – students work in teams to create a 20 minute presentation for the Unit Conference. Presentations communicate student interpretations of various elements of AusVELS curriculum and share resources and pedagogical ideas with their peers.
Humanities, Societies and Environments: Curriculum Study A, (2011) Reader Deakin University
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.