Not currently offered
Course code

EDUC6536

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course explores and critically analyses 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


    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 Ancient, Modern and Extension History;

    2. Synthesise and generate 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. Interpret, analyse and discuss 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.

    Assumed knowledge

    EDUC6536


    Assessment items

    Proposal / Plan: Work sample analysis and Unit Plan - 50%

    Project: Project and reflective portfolio - 50%


    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.