History Curriculum 1 (EDMT5609)


This unit of study aims to prepare graduates in the theory and practice of teaching history in the secondary school. Students will investigate the nature and purpose of history teaching and learning as well as human society and its environment education across the Australian Curriculum (History) Years 7-10. The unit draws on current research, thinking and practice in the field of history education and relates to the realities of history teachers' work and instruction.

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1x1-hr lecture/wk for 7 wks, 1x2-hr workshop/wk for 7 wks, 1x2-hr seminar/wk for 7 wks


2500wd essay (50%) and 2500wd unit of work (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?


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Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.