EEO301 - Sustainability, Inquiry and Action - a Humanities Perspective

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in E359

Incompatible with:

Nil

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 3-hours seminar per week

Content

This is the third unit in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) specialisation sequence. The unit models an interdisciplinary approach to curriculum design and inquiry (action-oriented) pedagogy. The unit draws on the HASS disciplines - Geography, History, Economics and Business, and Civics and Citizenship - to understand and analyse the social, cultural, political, economic and environmental elements of sustainability.

Through a project-based investigation of a sustainability issue locally relevant to a primary school context, students critically engage with, and apply their understanding of, contemporary theories and different perspectives on sustainability education to design and implement a proposal for action. A focus will be on expanding students’ understanding, and critical appraisal, of resources, curriculum, and teaching and learning strategies that will assist them in teaching for sustainable futures through HASS.

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