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EDUC4093

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

10 Units

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.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability
Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will have the capacity 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.

Replacing Course(s) NA
Transition NA
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge EDUC2101, EDUC2036, and/or EDUC2060
Modes of Delivery Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Lecture
Integrated Learning
Tutorial
Assessment Items
  • Projects - Planning, programming, assessment, and/or resource building tasks linked to the requirements of the NSW Stage 6 Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies, or Studies of Religion syllabus.
  • Projects - Social research activities linked to the requirements of the Society & Culture curriculum.
Contact Hours
  • Integrated Learning: for 6 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
  • Lecture: for 8 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
  • Tutorial: for 16 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for EDUC4093

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