EHU704 - Humanities Research Inquiry Senior Years

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: 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, D303

Prerequisite:

D303 course students must also 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:

EHI702, ECB704

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 1-hour class and 1 x 2-hour scheduled face-to-face 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 Institute of Koorie Education; Community Based Delivery

Content

This unit is designed to provide students with the opportunity to investigate a specific aspect of curriculum associated with the teaching of the Humanities at the senior secondary level.

Drawing on the structure and scaffolding of the Humanities curriculum at Year 11 and 12, students will design a proposal for research inquiry. Students will engage with current theoretical perspectives and literatures to consider the complexities, resources and structures that shape the Senior Humanities curriculum.

In addition to building their professional competencies towards gaining employment, this unit will introduce students to the field of research inquiry in the field of curriculum and pedagogy.

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