EEO101 - Teaching Humanities in Primary Education


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool, CBD*

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

Must be enrolled in course E359.6* or E200

*Students commencing course E359 prior to 2021 require approval from the Unit Chair





Incompatible with:

EEO210, EEO211, EEO311

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 1-hour class and 1 x 2-hour seminar per teaching week


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

This unit commences in Trimester 2, 2021. EEO101 is a core unit in E359.6 It may be used as a replacement unit for students that have EEO211 or EEO311 in their course map in earlier course versions (pipelined and/or discontinued) with Unit chair approval.


This unit is the first unit in the Humanities sequence within the Bachelor of Education (Primary) course. Throughout this unit, students will develop their understanding of Humanities pedagogies and disciplines, curriculum development, resources and teaching. Within a primary classroom context, understandings are constructed through experiences of Indigenous Knowledges, Local, National, Civics and Citizenship, Worldviews and Religions, Asian, Global and Sustainability perspectives, using play-based and place-based pedagogy. Humanities curriculum is explored through resources and student-centered activities. You will curate a resource collection for the teaching of the Humanities primary curriculum, as well as develop a resource and activity for your teaching.

Unit Fee Information

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