Specialist Studies in Society and Culture, Aboriginal Studies and Studies of Religion

Course code EDUC4093
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This course explores current issues and trends in teaching and learning Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion in NSW secondary schools. Students will explore the role and value of HSIE curriculum; the K-12 HSIE learning continuum; and their contribution to civics and citizenship education. Students will explore lesson planning, programming, course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate; and strategies, technologies, and resources for teaching and learning Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion. Particular attention will also be given to the overlapping concepts operating within these curricula.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Discuss the role and value of studying Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion; their place within the NSW K-12 HSIE learning continuum; and contribution to civics and citizenship education.

2. Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 6 Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion.

3. Use a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Stage 6 Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion.

4. Understand the overlapping concepts operating within Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion curricula.

5. Discuss current issues and trends related to the teaching of Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion in schools.

Content

  • The role and value of studying Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum; their place within the NSW K-12 HSIE learning continuum; and contribution to civics and citizenship education.
  • Principles and practices of teaching and learning Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion in New South Wales schools.
  • Lesson planning and programming for Stage 6 Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion.
  • Course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for Stage 6 Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion.
  • Strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Stage 6 Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion.
  • Current issues and trends related to the teaching of Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion in schools.
  • The overlapping concepts operating within Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion curricula.

Assumed Knowledge

EDUC2101, EDUC2036, and/or EDUC2060

Assessment Items

Project: Planning, programming, assessment, and/or resource building tasks

Project: Social research activities

Contact Hours

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 6 hour(s) per Term

Integrated Learning will typically consist of a series of online activities.

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 8 hour(s) per Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 16 hour(s) per Term