EPO701 - Primary Humanities

Year:

2021 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 E762, E764, E765

Prerequisite:

Students commencing course E762, in 2020, must have passed 2 units from EEE754, EEE755, EEE756, EPR721

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ECS501

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 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 including 1 x 2-hour online seminar per week (recording provided) 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

In this unit, we focus on the ways in which core aspects of the Humanities curriculum such as History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship, and Economics and Business can be taught in creative and integrated ways in the primary classroom. We also draw upon interdisciplinary perspectives to inform an approach to Humanities teaching and learning that develops young learners’ knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures, Asia and Australia’s Engagement with Asia, and Sustainability, as well as their ethical and/or intercultural capabilities.

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