Teaching Geography 2 (EDSE3059)


This unit of study will build on the study of the Geography K-10 Syllabus (Australian Curriculum) 2015 with an emphasis on Stage 5. This unit of study provides opportunities for students to achieve outcomes in understanding the curriculum design of Geography education in Stage 5. The unit enhances designing and delivering a range of teaching strategies, evaluating and developing teaching resources and assessing students' achievement in Geography. A particular focus will be placed on the use of Geography tools and skills in teaching Years 7-10 Geography. Students will also learn to design and implement an excursion for Years 7-10. Further emphasis throughout will be placed on literacy, civics and citizenship education and ICT.

Further unit of study information


1x1-hr lecture/wk for 8 wks, 1x1-hr tutorial/wk for 8 wks, 1x2-hr seminar/wk for 8 wks


group/excursion task (30%) and eLearning task (40%) and literacy/eLearning task (30%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


96 credit points of units, including EDSE3041

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.