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ECS471 - History and Humanities: Curriculum Study A

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, E360, E365 and E455 only)
Unit chair:R Buchanek
Prerequisite:

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.

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: ELE408
Contact hours:

Campus: 3 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar and 1hr self-directed engagement with Cloud seminar Resources)

Cloud (online): 3 hours self-directed study engaging with Cloud seminar Resources and Modules)

Content

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.

Assessment

Task 1: 50%: 

History Teaching and Learning Report:

Individual

2000 words

 

Task 2: 50%: 

Collaborative Humanities Unit Outline:

Partners

2000 words each

Unit Fee Information

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