EDUC6460

Specialist Studies in Geography 2

10 Units

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.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this 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

Face to Face On Campus 6 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Lecture

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

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 10 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Tutorial

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

Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for EDUC64601
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