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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:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Students are also required to attend 18 hours of intensives.


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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