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ECS772 - History & the Humanities B

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

Final year of offer 2015.

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

(For students enrolled in course E760 only)

Unit chair:R Buchanek

ECB701 or ECS771



Incompatible with:

ECS272, ECS472, ELE409

Contact hours:

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

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


This unit is part of the Secondary Humanities Teaching method sequence that includes ECS771 (available in Trimester 1).


This unit is designed to equip students to effectively and competently teach Humanities at the VCE level/post compulsory level. The main VCE studies explored are History (7 fields), Geography, Economics, Sociology, Legal Studies and 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.


Unit 1-2 SAC Design and Written Report. Individual. 3000 words (60%)

Unit 3-4 Backward Design Revision Sequence. Individual. 2000 words  (40%)

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.

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