Human Society and its Environment 3 (EDUP4080)


This Unit will build on the understanding of the K-6 Key Learning Area of Human Society and its Environment (HSIE) and the Australian curriculum. Students will increase their content and pedagogical knowledge of the subject as well as develop their professional skills through the practical tasks this Unit provides. Students will explore ways that primary teachers can apply cross- curriculum content and perspectives in HSIE to address literacy and numeracy outcomes. This Unit is designed to develop students' professional skills as they collaboratively plan inquiry -based teaching and learning materials and as well as reflect critically on their own practice.

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Further unit of study information


1x1-hr lecture/wk for 9 wks, 1x1-hr tutorial/wk for 9 wks


2000wd contribution to group assignment with individual component (50%) and 2000wd individual task with reflections(50%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


170 credit points including EDUP4018 and EDUP4074 and EDUP4076 and EDUP4079

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.