Human Society and its Environment K-6 (EDMT5534)
UNIT OF STUDY
Human Society and its Environment (HSIE) is a vital Key Learning Area in the primary curriculum. The knowledge, understandings, skills and values inherent in HSIE K-6 provide opportunities for the primary learner to explore cultures and social systems and structures as well as the disciplines of history and geography. This unit of study is strongly aligned with the NSW Institute of Teachers National Professional Standards for Teachers and provides an overview of the NSW Board of Studies HSIE K-6 syllabus documents and the new Australian curriculum. You will learn about the central concepts, modes of enquiry and structure of HSIE and consider research-based pedagogies for teaching HSIE in a primary classroom.
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1x1-hr lecture/wk for 12wks, 1x1-hr tutorial/wk for 12 wks
2000wd individual portfolio (40%) and 1500wd individual contribution to group task (50%) with 500wd individual reflection (10%)
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