units

EDF4262

Faculty of Education

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedBerwick First semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Rosalie Triolo

Synopsis

This unit prepares students to teach history as either a stand-alone discipline or as an identifiable component of an integrated program in schools or wider education settings. The unit develops capable history educators who will be competent to work globally in diverse education settings and locations.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. develop their learners' life, career, leisure and study skills through the knowledge, skills, values, attitudes and behaviours associated specifically with the study of history
  2. locate, create, use and evaluate history education resources in diverse forms incorporating diverse perspectives
  3. articulate the research underpinnings of pedagogical models common to history education, such as inquiry methodology and enact effectively such models in diverse learning settings
  4. cater to learners' different needs through inclusive strategies and engaging and diverse teaching, and learning and assessment activities, such as those in keeping with multiple intelligences theory
  5. develop learners' abilities to demonstrate problem-solving capabilities in a variety of ways, including creatively and collaboratively
  6. facilitate learners' identification of links, similarities and differences between the past and the present and between the experiences of different cultures in different locations
  7. develop learners' empathy, values, attitudes and behaviours consistent with informed and positive local and global citizenship.

Assessment

Documented class presentation (2000 words equivalent, 50%)
Research-based assignment (2000 words equivalent, 50%)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:

(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:

  • 2 contact hours per week

(b.) Additional requirements

  • 10 hours of independent study per week

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)

Prohibitions

EDF4118