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EEO311 - Learners Living in Their World: Humanities Perspectives

Unit details

Year2015 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, ELE501, 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%) – 2500 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

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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