Specialist Studies in Geography 2

Course code EDUC4160
Available in 2016
2016 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

  • Semester 1 - 2016
  • 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.

Requisite

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

Proposal / Plan: Work samples analysis and unit plan

Presentation: Presentation Task

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