EDUC6746

K-6 HSIE

10 Units

In this course students will explore the content and organisation of the NSW K-6 HSIE curriculum; strategies and resources for programming, teaching and assessing primary HSIE; the role and value of HSIE; the place of HSIE in the K-12 HSIE continuum (particularly the links between Stage 3 and 4); the literacy and numeracy demands of HSIE curriculum; ways of differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners. Particular attention will be given to Aboriginal history and culture, and concepts emerging from the HSIE curriculum that relate to civics and citizenship.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the principles and practices of teaching and learning K-6 HSIE.
  2. Discuss the role and value of HSIE in the broader school curriculum, and its place in the K-12 HSIE continuum (particularly the links between Stage 3 and 4.
  3. Navigate the content, structure and organisation of the NSW K-6 HSIE curriculum.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of the literacy and numeracy demands of HSIE.
  5. Differentiate curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners.
  6. Use ICTs as teaching tools in the HSIE classroom.
  7. Discuss Aboriginal history and culture.
  8. Identify concepts emerging from the HSIE curriculum that relate to civics and citizenship.
Content

Principles and value of teaching and learning Humanities and Social Science.Understanding, implementing and critiquing current NSW based syllabuses documents in this area.Best practice teaching and learning in History K-6.Best practice teaching and learning in Geography K-6.Best practice teaching and learning in Civics and Citizenship K-6.Best practice teaching and learning in Economics and Business K-6.Best practice teaching and learning strategies using ICT in teaching Humanities and Social Sciences.

Requisites
  • This course replaces EDUC6800. If you have successfully completed EDUC6800 you cannot enrol in this course.
Assessment Items
  • Presentation: Oral Presentation of ICT Resource
  • Written Assignment: Group Unit of Work
  • In Term Test: Written exam
  • Presentation: Showcase reflection task
Contact Hours
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