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Intercultural Understanding in HSIE K-6 - EDUP2009

Year - 2020

This is the first of three units of study in the B.Ed (primary) teaching program focusing on Humanities and Social Sciences (K-6). Humanity and Social Sciences provides opportunities for primary students to learn about cultural identity and cultural diversity. We will examine relevant policies, particularly the Seven Student Capabilities found in the Australian Curriculum ACARA) that emphasise the need for K-12 teachers to engage their students in real life contexts beyond the classroom and explore how primary teachers find links and develop networks in the local community. This unit offers practical opportunities for primary teaching students to build knowledge and understanding of intercultural understanding, appreciation of cultural diversity and develop their own cultural competence.

1x1-hr lecture/wk for 11 wks, 1x1-hr tutorial/wk for 11 wks

2000wd group task with individual component (50%) and 2000wd HSIE K-6 portfolio and reflection (50%)


66 credit points including EDUP2002 and EDUP2004 and EDUP2006 and EDUP2007


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 4.0
EFTSL: 0.083
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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