EHU701 - Humanities Curriculum Inquiry

Year:

2020 unit information

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

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

Prerequisite:

D303 course students must have passed 24 credit points of study at levels 1, 2 & 3 with a minimum WAM of 60%.

Students enrolled in course E762, E763, E765 commencing 2020
must pass EEE754, plus 1 from EEE755, EEE756, EPR721, EPR731, EPR751

Corequisite:

E762 course students must pass any co-req unit in EPR724

E765 course students must pass any co-req unit in EPR754

Incompatible with:

ECS721

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

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 - cloud (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 CloudDeakin throughout the trimester.

Note:

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

Content

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 Years 7-10 in 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.

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