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EDUP3002 - Human Society and its Environment 2
Faculty of Education and Social Work - 4 credit points
HECS Band seven
Domestic Fee: $2,600
International Fee: $2,940
EFTSL: 0.083333333
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Department: Faculty of Education and Social Work
Offered session(s): 1
Prerequisites: 96 credit points including 60 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Teacher/Coordinator: Catherine Smyth

Classes: 1x1-hr lecture/wk for 12 wks, 1x1-hr tutorial/wk for 12 wks

Assessment: individual portfolio (50%) and group e-Learning task (30%) with individual component (20%)

Human Society and its Environment (HSIE) is a vital Key Learning Area in the primary curriculum. The knowledge, understandings, skills and values inherent in HSIE K-6 provide opportunities for the primary learner to explore cultures and social systems and structures as well as the disciplines of history and geography. This unit of study, strongly aligned with the NSW Institute of Teachers Graduate Teacher Standards, provides an overview of the NSW Board of Studies HSIE K-6 syllabus documents, various policies and the new Australian curriculum. You will learn about the central concepts, modes of enquiry and structure of HSIE and consider research-based pedagogies for teaching HSIE in a primary classroom.
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