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EDX2190 Australian History and Geography: Curriculum and Pedagogy

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood

Synopsis

This course engages students in a comprehensive, critical and evaluative analysis of key curriculum documents and pedagogical approaches to the teaching and learning of History and Geography in contemporary classroom settings. It will be conducted through a variety of workshops, discussions and related activities, independent inquiry, individual and small-group consultations and participation in 'interactive workshops'. All sessions are designed to further elaborate, consolidate and extend understanding through social-constructivist learning experiences. The course is web supplemented and has a web-site which includes an electronic noticeboard and forum. Students are required to engage independently with historical and geographical content as the focus is on the teaching of the key learning areas.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2015 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 1, 2015 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2015 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2015 Online
Semester 3, 2015 On-campus Springfield
Semester 3, 2015 Online