Available in 2017
Course code

EDUC4160

Units

10 units

Level

4000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course explores the principles and practices of teaching and learning senior Geography in New South Wales schools. Students will explore lesson planning and programming for Stage 6 Geography; course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for the various Stage 6 Geography; strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing senior Geography; and current issues and trends related to the teaching of Geography in schools.


Availability2017 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2017

Learning outcomes

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

1. Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 6 Geography.

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

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

4. Understand the course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for Stage 6 Geography.


Content

  • Principles and practices of teaching and learning Stage 6 Geography in New South Wales schools.
  • Lesson planning and programming for Stage 6 Geography.
  • Course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for Stage 6 Geography.
  • Strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Stage 6 Geography.
  • Current issues and trends related to the teaching of Geography in schools.

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 - BOSTES approved comparable pathways or - Commencement in the program pre 2016


Assumed knowledge

EDUC1101 and EDUC2060


Assessment items

Presentation: Presentation Task

Proposal / Plan: Work samples analysis and unit plan


Contact hours

Callaghan

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