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ECS472 - History and Humanities: Curriculum Study B

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:R Buchanek
Prerequisite:

ECB403, ECS271, ECS471

Corequisite:

Student must be enrolled in course D342, D344, D345, D347, D348, D349, D384, D389, E360, E365, E377, E455

Incompatible with:

ECS272, ECS772, ELE219, ELE409

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 is designed to equip students to effectively and competently teach social education studies at the VCE level/post compulsory level. the main VCE studies are History (7 fields), Geography, Economics, Sociology, Philosophy and International Politics. This unit will examine the structure of VCE/post compulsory studies through a focus on the content and approaches outlines in each of the studies. The areas covered include teaching at post compulsory level, teaching strategies, assessment practices and requirements and regulations of teaching at VCE level. It will also include information on curriculum planning and the uses of various information technologies appropriate for teaching VCE in this field. Students will be expected to design teaching to embed higher order skills of critical thinking, problem solving, evaluation, synthesis and understanding specific discipline based skills and pedagogies. Students are expected to work with assessment tasks, SACs and back mapping to show competencies in assessment.

Assessment

Preparation of a Unit 1 or 2 VCE School-assessed Coursework (SAC) task with Rubric and Report; 2, 400 words; Individual; 60%

 

Design of a Unit 3-4 Revision Sequence using Backward Design approach and Report; 1, 600 words; Individual; 40%

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