Specialist Studies in Society and Culture, Aboriginal Studies and Studies of Religion

Course code EDUC4093
Available in 2016
2016 Course Timetables

Description

This course explores current issues and trends in teaching and learning Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion in NSW secondary schools. Students will explore the role and value of HSIE curriculum; the K-12 HSIE learning continuum; and their contribution to civics and citizenship education. Students will explore lesson planning, programming, course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate; and strategies, technologies, and resources for teaching and learning Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion. Particular attention will also be given to the overlapping concepts operating within these curricula.

Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Discuss the role and value of studying Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion; their place within the NSW K-12 HSIE learning continuum; and contribution to civics and citizenship education.

2. Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 6 Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion.

3. Use a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Stage 6 Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion.

4. Understand the overlapping concepts operating within Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion curricula.

5. Discuss current issues and trends related to the teaching of Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion in schools.

Content

  • The role and value of studying Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum; their place within the NSW K-12 HSIE learning continuum; and contribution to civics and citizenship education.
  • Principles and practices of teaching and learning Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion in New South Wales schools.
  • Lesson planning and programming for Stage 6 Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion.
  • Course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for Stage 6 Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion.
  • Strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Stage 6 Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion.
  • Current issues and trends related to the teaching of Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion in schools.
  • The overlapping concepts operating within Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, and Studies of Religion curricula.

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, EDUC2036, and/or EDUC2060

Assessment Items

Project: Unit Planning Tasks

Project: Research Related Tasks

Contact Hours

Callaghan

Integrated Learning Session

Online 6 hour(s) per Term

Integrated Learning will typically consist of a series of online activities.

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 8 hour(s) per Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 16 hour(s) per Term