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EHU701 - Humanities Societies and Environments A

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Trimester 1: Rose Buchanek





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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


This unit aims to prepare students to confidently teach across the Humanities disciplines such as History, Geography and Economics and interdisciplinary areas such as Civics and Citizenship 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 the 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 Humanities.


Assessment Task 1- 50%  Humanities Teaching and Learning Report: Individual  2500 words

Assessment Task 2- 50%  Digital Resource and Learning Sequence: Partners  2500 words each

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