Learning Area (Sec) Humanities

Subject 482-102 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Parkville, on-campus.

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A total of 36 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: Major in one of the following areas, plus one year of study in at least one other area OR sub-majors in two of the following areas: anthropology, Australian studies, classical studies, criminology, economics, environmental studies, geography, history, international relations, multicultural studies, philosophy, politics, sociology.Note: applicants with a major in one area only may be selected, depending upon academic merit.
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

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Jeana Kriewaldt
Subject Overview:

This subject explores the methodologies associated with the domain of humanities in the secondary school. Students will examine the theoretical frameworks of the humanities and will link theory to practice. The program will focus on the development of concepts, skills and values in classroom teaching through content based on principles of democratic process, social justice and ecologically sustainable development. The course will include curriculum planning, inquiry-based teaching and learning, and assessment and evaluation.

Assessment: Essays and assignments equivalent to 4000 words.
Prescribed Texts: Prescribed Texts:Studying Society and Environment. A Guide for Teachers (R Gilbert), (3rd edn), Social Science Press, 2004
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

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