Not currently offered
Course code

EDUC6460

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

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


    Learning outcomes

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

    1. Develop and evaluate lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 6 Geography.

    2. Synthesise and generate a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Stage 6 Geography.

    3. Interpret, analyse and discuss current issues and trends related to the teaching of Geography in schools.

    4. Interpret, analyse and discuss 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.

    Assessment items

    Presentation: Presentation Task

    Proposal / Plan: Work samples analysis, unit plan and critical analysis


    Contact hours

    Callaghan

    Integrated Learning Session

    Online 6 hour(s) per Term Full Term

    Lecture

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

    Tutorial

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

    The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.