Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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You must have successfully completed the following subject/s prior to enrolling in this subject
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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.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorMr Jefferson Kinsman
This subject builds on the concepts introduced in Learning Area Humanities 1. The major focus of this subject is to develop further teacher candidates understanding of the nature and purposes of humanities education in years 7 to 12. Teacher candidates will continue to explore the Australian Curriculum/AusVELS. They investigate the pedagogies associated with the disciplines of humanities in the secondary school, exploring ways to foster conceptual understandings and inquiry skills. This includes consideration of literacy and numeracy strategies appropriate to the humanities (interpreting source material in history, analysing data in geography).
The focus of the subject is on learning and teaching that is research led and uses disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches to curriculum design and implementation. Through research and reflection teacher candidates will explore and critique recent developments in humanities education and their impact upon curriculum design and teaching approaches.
On the completion of this subject, students will:
The subject covers a range of the National Professional Standards for Teachers (for Graduate Teachers). In particular, the subject will contribute to students attaining the following standards:
2.1 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the concepts, substance and structure of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area;
2.2 Organise content into an effective learning and teaching sequence;
2.3 Use curriculum, assessment and reporting knowledge to design learning sequences and lesson plans;
3.2 Plan lesson sequences using knowledge of student learning, content and effective teaching strategies;
3.3 Use a range of teaching strategies.
There are 3 assessment tasks:
This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance at all scheduled lectures, tutorials, seminars and workshops.
Gilbert, R. & Hoepper, B. (2014). Teaching humanities and social science: history, geography, economics and citizenship in the Australian Curriculum. South Melbourne: Cengage Learning.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject, teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to:
Master of Teaching (Secondary) |
Master of Teaching (Secondary)
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