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EEO311 - Learners Living in Their World: Humanities Perspectives

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:

E330 course students only:

Trimester 1 (commencing 2018): Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Trimester 3 (commencing 2017): Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)


E359 course students only:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Heather Wallace

Campus contact:

Kate Harvie (Burwood (Melbourne))

Heather Wallace (Waurn Ponds (Geelong))

tbc (Warrnambool)




Student must be enrolled in course E359 or E330

Incompatible with:

ECS310, EEO310, EEO210, ECS501, EEO211

Contact hours:

Trimester 1 for E330 students only:

Trimester 1 offering commences 2018


Trimester 2 for E359 students only:

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

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


Trimester 3 for E330 students only:



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.


Identifying resources for teaching and learning in HSE: 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, 2500 words equivalent, 60%


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

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