Specialist Studies in Geography 2

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 - 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

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