ECS471 - History and Humanities: Curriculum Study A


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Students must be enrolled in course D342, D344, D347, D389, E377, E359, E360, E365 or E455





Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2-hour seminar per week and 1 x 1-hour self-directed engagement with cloud seminar resources

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning the equivalent of 3-hours per week


*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery


This unit aims to prepare students to teach confidently across the Humanities disciplines including History, Geography and Economics and interdisciplinary areas including Civics and Citizenship offered in Years 7-10 in schools. The unit will develop students’ understanding of various elements of the national and Victorian curricula including Cross-curriculum Priorities and General Capabilities relevant to the Humanities. The unit aims to develop students’ knowledge of practical aspects; engage with a range of effective pedagogical approaches and design teaching and learning sequences and assessment tools informed by literature. This unit demonstrates and utilises a range of contemporary teaching and learning resources and technologies to illustrate practical strategies in Humanities.

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