K-6 Society and Environment

Course code EDUC3746
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

In this course students will explore the content and organisation of the NSW K-6 HSIE curriculum; strategies and resources for programming, teaching and assessing primary HSIE; the role and value of HSIE; the place of HSIE in the K-12 HSIE continuum (particularly the links between Stage 3 and 4); the literacy and numeracy demands of HSIE curriculum; ways of differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners. Particular attention will be given to Aboriginal history and culture, and concepts emerging from the HSIE curriculum that relate to civics and citizenship.

Availability

Port Macquarie Nth Coast Inst

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Ourimbah

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge of the principles and practices of teaching and learning K-6 HSIE.

2. Discuss the role and value of HSIE in the broader school curriculum, and its place in the K-12 HSIE continuum (particularly the links between Stage 3 and 4.

3. Navigate the content, structure and organisation of the NSW K-6 HSIE curriculum.

4. Demonstrate knowledge of the literacy and numeracy demands of HSIE.

5. Differentiate curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners.

6. Use ICTs as teaching tools in the HSIE classroom.

7. Discuss Aboriginal history and culture.

8. Identify concepts emerging from the HSIE curriculum that relate to civics and citizenship.

Content

  • Principles and practices of teaching and learning K-6 HSIE.
  • The role and value of HSIE in the broader school curriculum, and its place in the K-12 HSIE continuum (particularly the links between Stage 3 and 4).
  • The content, structure and organisation of the NSW K-6 HSIE curriculum.
  • Ways of differentiating curriculum to meet learners' diverse needs.
  • ICTs as teaching tools in the HSIE classroom.
  • Aboriginal history and culture.
  • Civics and citizenship education.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): EDUC3145. Students who have successfully completed EDUC3145 are not eligible to enrol in EDUC3746.

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Teaching, Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary) (Honours), Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) (Honours) programs.

Assessment Items

Project: ICT Resource

Proposal / Plan: Lesson Plan

In Term Test: Written Exam

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks