Teaching Geography 1 (EDSE3041)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study aims to make students confident, enthusiastic and competent teachers of Geography. This unit will develop competencies and skills in lesson planning, programming and pedagogy in teaching Geography in Stage 4. An understanding of the NSW Board of Studies years 7-10 Geography Syllabus will be emphasised and students will develop lesson plans, programs, teaching resources and a range of Geography teaching materials. There will be an emphasis on ICT literacy and civics and citizenship education throughout the unit.

Further unit of study information

Classes

5-hrs/wk for 7 wks

Assessment

lesson plan task (30%) and teaching and learning folder (30%) and eLearning task (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

72 credit points including 12 intermediate credit points from Geosciences

Study this unit outside a degree

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.