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.
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%)