Available in 2018
Course code

EDUC4136

Units

10 units

Level

4000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course explores the principles and practices of teaching and learning senior History in New South Wales schools. Students will explore lesson planning and programming for Stage 6 Ancient, Modern and Extension History; course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for the various Stage 6 History offerings; strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing senior History; and current issues and trends related to the teaching of History in schools. Particular attention will also be given to important historiographic traditions, ideas, processes and debates, and their significance in the investigating, writing, teaching and learning of History.


Availability2018 Course Timetables

Ourimbah

  • Semester 1 - 2018

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2018

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 6 Ancient, Modern and Extension History;

2. Use a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Stage 6 History;

3. Discuss current issues and trends related to the teaching of History in schools; and

4. Understand important historiographic traditions, ideas, processes and debates, and their significance in the investigating, writing, teaching and learning of History.


Content

  • Principles and practices of teaching and learning Stage 6 History in New South Wales schools.
  • Lesson planning and programming for Stage 6 Ancient, Modern and Extension History.
  • Course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for Stage 6 Ancient, Modern and Extension History.
  • Strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Stage 6 History.
  • Current issues and trends related to the teaching of History in schools.
  • Historiographic traditions, ideas, processes and debates, and their significance in the investigating, writing, teaching and learning of History.

Requisites

To enrol in this course, students must meet the teacher education admission milestones, if commencing a teaching program from commencement of 2016.

Enrolment in this course is dependent on meeting the teacher education admission milestone of successful completion of - Three HSC band 5s (including one in English) or - 80 units of UoN courses or - Regulatory authority approved comparable pathways or - Commencement in the program pre 2016


Assessment items

Proposal / Plan: Work sample analysis and Unit Plan

Project: Project and reflective portfolio


Contact hours

Callaghan and Ourimbah

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 1 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks