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EDUP1014: Ways of Knowing in HSIE K-6

2024 unit information

This unit of study focuses on ways of knowing and learning in the primary curriculum area of Human Society and its Environment (HSIE), with a emphasis on the disciplines of history and geography. The unit integrates the development of competencies for active and informed citizenship, with an emphasis on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives, sustainability and creative pedagogies.

Unit details and rules

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Code EDUP1014
Academic unit Education
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Demonstrate familiarity with the key disciplines of HSIE, including disciplinary-based inquiry, skills, tools, content and concepts, as they relate to the NESA Syllabus and curriculum documents
  • LO2. Develop confidence with a variety of creative pedagogies to support teaching and learning of HSIE
  • LO3. Engage in professional reflection by critically reflecting on emerging beliefs about the ways to learn and teach HSIE
  • LO4. Use a range of relevant information and digital literacies to generate and communicate knowledge through discipline-based inquiry
  • LO5. Develop competence in the ethics and protocols of engaging and consulting with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • LO6. Develop critical understanding of the diverse perspectives, beliefs and values of communities to participate as active, responsible and informed citizens

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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