Foundations in Teaching Social Science

Course code EDUC6729Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

Develops skills in planning, communication, observation and lesson preparation within the Social Science Key Learning Area.

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week

Not available in 2014

Previously offered in 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
ObjectivesThe course addresses the following objectives:
a. development of personal teaching skills
b. development of curriculum understanding in the area of secondary social science
c. development of resources for teaching Social Science in the secondary school
d. development of interpersonal skills in working with students and teachers
ContentPlanning for learning
Peer teaching
Cognitive demands underlying learning
Conducting practical lessons
Managing the classroom
Preventative management stategies
Adapting content for individual differences
Strategies for assessing different types of learning from the syllabus
Becoming a reflective teacher
Replacing Course(s)EDDE468
TransitionThe new course will replace EDDE468 from semester
1 2000. Students failing in EDDE468 will be required to enrol in and complete EDDE479.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeCompletion of a degree with a major in Social Science.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Skill and knowledge development (70%) Resource file (30%)
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term