Courses & Units
Advanced Secondary Humanities and Social Sciences Education EMT640
Minimum enrolment number of 12 applies to this offering. Should enrolments not reach the minimum number required for on-campus study, students may be transferred to the on-line offering and advised of this change before semester commences.
This unit extends students' understanding of teaching and learning in Humanities and Social Sciences in the secondary school years, building on content from EMT540. The unit develops students’ pedagogical content knowledge for teaching the Civics and Citizenship and Business and Economics learning areas within the Australian Curriculum: Humanities and Social Sciences. Further emphasis will be given to the Australian Curriculum Cross-Curriculum Priorities and General Capabilities as well as inquiry-based learning and teaching for conceptual understanding. Students will also learn about ICT for teaching and learning in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
|Unit name||Advanced Secondary Humanities and Social Sciences Education|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Doctor David Moltow|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- design and evaluate lesson plans and sequences for secondary (years 7-10) and senior secondary (years 11-12) that are consistent with the Australian curriculum: humanities and social sciences.
- create multimedia/ICT resource(s) that support secondary and senior secondary students understanding of concepts from the Australian curriculum: humanities and social sciences.
- reflect on and evaluate the pedagogical and disciplinary knowledge required for teaching the Australian curriculum: humanities and social sciences in the secondary and senior secondary classroom.
- use theoretical and professional literature, and apply academic language and APA referencing conventions to communicate ideas about teaching the Australian curriculum: humanities and social sciences in the secondary and senior secondary school.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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|Assessment||Assignment (50%)|Peer review (50%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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