Specialist Studies in History 2

Course code EDUC4136
Available in 2016
2016 Course Timetables

Description

This course explores the principles and practices of teaching and learning senior History in New South Wales schools. Students will explore lesson planning and programming for Stage 6 Ancient, Modern and Extension History; course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for the various Stage 6 History offerings; strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing senior History; and current issues and trends related to the teaching of History in schools. Particular attention will also be given to important historiographic traditions, ideas, processes and debates, and their significance in the investigating, writing, teaching and learning of History.

Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2016

Ourimbah

  • Semester 1 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 6 Ancient, Modern and Extension History;

2. Use a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Stage 6 History;

3. Discuss current issues and trends related to the teaching of History in schools; and

4. Understand important historiographic traditions, ideas, processes and debates, and their significance in the investigating, writing, teaching and learning of History.

Content

  • Principles and practices of teaching and learning Stage 6 History in New South Wales schools.
  • Lesson planning and programming for Stage 6 Ancient, Modern and Extension History.
  • Course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for Stage 6 Ancient, Modern and Extension History.
  • Strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Stage 6 History.
  • Current issues and trends related to the teaching of History in schools.
  • Historiographic traditions, ideas, processes and debates, and their significance in the investigating, writing, teaching and learning of History.

Assessment Items

Proposal / Plan: Work sample analysis and Unit Plan

Project: Project and reflective portfolio

Contact Hours

Callaghan and Ourimbah

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