EHU703 - Humanities Critical Inquiry 7 - 10

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*

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

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

Prerequisite:

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

Students must pass 4 units in total:
3 units EEE754, EEE755, EEE756, plus 1 unit from EPR731 or EPR751

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

EHI701

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

In Person Attendance Requirements
Students who are completing professional experience placements are not required to attend classes or scheduled synchoronous sessions during the placement.

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

Content

This unit is designed to provide students with the opportunity to explore both theoretical and practical aspects of working as a Humanities teacher within the secondary school setting Year 7-10. Students will design a proposal for critical inquiry that focuses on the Humanities curriculum 7-10.

This will include specific curriculum elements of the Cross Curricular Priorities and Intercultural Capability Curriculum associated with teaching the Humanities.

This unit will contribute to students’ development of their sense of professional identity and philosophical position in their role as a Humanities teacher and examine challenges associated with teaching Humanities curriculum. This unit will build students’ professional competencies towards gaining employment.

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