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Human Society and its Environment K-6 - EDMT5534

Human Society and its Environment (HSIE) is a vital Key Learning Area in the primary curriculum. The knowledge and understandings, skills and strategies, values and attitudes inherent in HSIE K-6 provide opportunities for young children to learn about themselves, their community, their nation and the world. Recent curriculum changes to HSIE K-6 are addressed in this unit of study where our focus will be on the newly developed NESA syllabuses for history K-6 and geography K-6. Drawing on current cognitive and sociocultural research, you will examine the implications of disciplinary approaches to teaching and learning and explore and develop a range of effective curriculum resources for teaching history and geography in the primary classroom.

1x1-hr lecture/wk for 12wks, 1x1-hr tutorial/wk for 12 wks

2000wd portfolio assignment (50%) and 2000wd group task (50%).


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 4.0
EFTSL: 0.083
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Catherine Smyth
HECS Band: 1
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