ECS472 - History and Humanities: Curriculum Study B


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
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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
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 is designed to equip students to effectively and competently teach Humanities education at the senior secondary/post compulsory level. The national/VCE studies are History, Geography, Economics, Sociology, Philosophy and International Politics. This unit will examine the structure of national senior secondary /VCE/post compulsory curriculum through a focus on the content and approaches outlined in each of the studies. The areas covered include teaching at post compulsory level, teaching strategies, curriculum design, assessment practices and requirements and regulations of teaching Humanities at the senior secondary level. Students will be expected to design teaching to embed higher order skills of critical thinking, problem solving, evaluation, synthesis and understanding specific discipline based skills and pedagogies. Students are expected to work with assessment tasks, SACs and back mapping to show competencies in assessment.

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