Knowing, Teaching & Learning History
This course explores the principles and practices of teaching and learning History in the High School. It will address course and assessment requirements as determined by the NSW Board of Studies, and the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. Participants will also have the opportunity to explore the requirements of their own jurisdictions if studying outside New South Wales or Australia. The course has a strong focus on lesson planning and programming for 7-10 History and 11-12 Modern History; and particular attention will be given to strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing History; and current issues and trends related to the teaching of History in schools.
|Faculty||Faculty of Education and Arts|
|School||School of Education|
This course provides students with the opportunity to:
1) Demonstrate knowledge of a range of pedagogical approaches for teaching History. 2) Design programs, construct assessment tasks, and develop lesson plans (including appropriate teaching strategies and technologies, and differentiated learning activities and resources) based on the requirements of the official 7-10 History and 11-12 Modern History syllabi. 3) Implement lesson sequences, assessment activities, and other requirements during a period of supervised professional experience. 4) Articulate the curriculum philosophies underpinning their selection of pedagogical practices.
The following list indicates indicative course content:
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Self Directed Learning
|Compulsory Components||None listed|
|Timetable||2014 Course Timetables for EDUC6225|