EDUC6536

Specialist Studies in History 2

10 Units

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.

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 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
  • Project: Project and reflective portfolio

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

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 EDUC65361
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