EEH707 - Home Economics Curriculum Inquiry Senior Years


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in E377, E763, E765

Students enrolled in course E763 or E765 commencing 2020: EEE754 plus 1 unit from EEE755, EEE756, EPR781

Students enrolled in course E377: EEH706

Corequisite: Nil
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.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 3-hour seminar per week


This unit explores a range of issues relating to food from both theoretical and practical perspectives and the ways in which curriculum, teaching, learning and assessment in this teaching area is mobilised in senior secondary school contexts. Curriculum areas examined include food safety, properties of foods, planning and preparation of foods, food processing, food controls, product development and emerging trends in food growth and management. Home Economics is explored as it is represented in the senior curriculum within the broader framework of Food and Technology. Teaching, learning and assessment within the senior school Food and Technology curriculum are examined in line with the requirements of senior secondary curriculum. This unit builds pedagogical content knowledge and capacity in relation to teaching and assessment strategies that support the practice of this curriculum area in the senior years of schooling, including in practical teaching contexts.

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