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EHI701 - History A

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:R Buchanek

Major or minor study in History


‘Sub-major study in one of the following: Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Economics, Environmental Studies, Geography, History, Indigenous Studies, Legal Studies, Philosophy, Politics, Sociology together with a Part in another of these areas of study’

Incompatible with: ECS271, ECS471, ECS771, ELE218, ELE408
Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour Seminar per week. Learning experiences are also via CloudDeakin.


This unit aims to prepare students to confidently teach History and selected Humanities disciplines offered in Years 7-10 in   schools. The unit will develop students’ understanding of various elements of the AusVELS curriculum including Cross-curriculum Priorities and General Capabilities relevant to History and Humanities. The unit aims to develop students’ knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects; engage with a range of pedagogical approaches and design teaching and learning sequences and assessment tools informed by research. This unit demonstrates and utilises a range of contemporary teaching and learning resources and technologies to illustrate both theoretical principles and practical strategies in History and Humanities.


Assessment Task 1- 50%  History Teaching and Learning Report: Individual  2,500 words

Assessment Task 2- 50%  Collaborative Humanities Unit Design: Partners  2,500 words

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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