EHU701 - Humanities Curriculum Inquiry


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Students commencing in 2020 must be enrolled in course D303, E760, E762, E763 or E765


Students enrolled in course E763 or E765 commencing 2020, must pass unit EEE754 plus 1 unit from EEE755, EEE756, EPR731 or EPR751, EPR781


Students enrolled in course E762 must pass any co-req unit in EPR724 or EPR784

Students enrolled in course E765 must pass any co-req unit in EPR754 or EPR784

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

Time engaging in learning activities is expected to total a combined equivalent of 8-10 hours per week.

This includes engagement with materials, responses to tasks, independent study and, 1 x 2-hour seminar and 1 x 1-hour collaborative learning per non-placement teaching week (approx. 6-9 weeks).

Scheduled learning activities - online

Time engaging in learning activities is expected to total a combined equivalent of 8-10 hours per week.

This includes engagement with materials, responses to tasks, regular forum posting and responding to others, scheduled synchronous online discussions and independent study during non-placement teaching weeks (approx. 6-9 weeks).

It is highly recommended that you attend scheduled synchronous discussions in the unit site throughout the trimester.


Students enrolled in course E762 Internship should not be enrolled in this unit.
Please contact Student Services to confirm your course map.


This unit aims to prepare students to confidently teach across the Humanities disciplines such as History, Geography and Economics and interdisciplinary areas such as Civics and Citizenship offered in the middle years and in secondary schools.

The unit will develop students’ understanding of various elements of the state and national curriculum including Cross-curriculum Priorities and General Capabilities relevant to the Humanities.

The unit aims to develop students’ knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects; engage with a range of pedagogical approaches and design teaching and learning sequences and assessment tools informed by research.

This unit demonstrates and utilises a range of contemporary teaching and learning resources and technologies to illustrate both theoretical principles and practical strategies in Humanities.

Unit Fee Information

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