Australian Geography (KCDE2106)


This unit of study draws together the main features of Australia's physical and human environments and relates them to current theory on teaching and learning in the Geography classroom. The unit draws on research findings to assist students develop competencies and skills in teaching Geography and provides students with an opportunity to prepare for their practicum. Students will develop pedagogic skills in lesson and unit planning, programming, and teaching and learning strategies. In addition, the unit takes an applied approach to the use of ICT in the HSIE classroom. Students will study aspects of the Junior Geography syllabus.

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writing task (2 x10%) and fieldwork report (20%) and lesson plans (30%) and presentation and written report (30%)

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Available only to students enrolled in the Diploma in Education (Aboriginal)

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.