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EEO311 - Learners Living in Their World: Humanities Perspectives

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:H Wallace



Student must be enrolled in course E359

Incompatible with:

ECS310, EEO310, EEO210, ECS501

Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour Class per week for 9 weeks,  1 x 2 hour Seminar per week for 9 weeks

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit is the first of two Humanities, Societies & Environments (HSE) units which focus on expanding students’ understandings of HSE resources, curriculum development and teaching within a primary classroom, where learners and teachers are positioned as inquirers in the world. Building upon the discipline unit undertaken in the first year of studies (AIA105), this unit aims to increase student’s awareness of the diversity of peoples and groups who live in Australia, and the different ways in which world-views are developed. To this end, critical civics and citizenship understandings are constructed through experiences of Indigenous, Local, National, Asian, Global and Sustainability perspectives. This unit focuses with special interest on children in years Foundation to 2.


Assessment 1. Identifying resources for teaching and learning in HSE (60%) 500 words equivalent. Students will collate an annotated resource folder of learning resources developed in response to learning in this unit. The resources will reflect theoretical and applied understandings of Indigenous, Local, National, Asian, Global and Sustainability perspectives within the primary classroom.

Assessment 2. Unit planning (40%) 1500 words equivalent. Students (in small groups) will map the concepts of HSE interdisciplinary learning through a scope and sequence unit plan.

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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