Specialist Studies in Geography 2

Course code EDUC4160
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

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.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

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.

Assumed Knowledge

EDUC2101 and EDUC2060

Assessment Items

Presentation: Presentation

Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Case Study - Work Sample Evaluation

Written Assignment: Stage 6 Unit of Work

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 1 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks

Tutorial

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