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EDMT5658 - Geography Curriculum 2
Faculty of Education and Social Work - 6 credit points
HECS Band seven
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: Faculty of Education and Social Work
Offered session(s): 2
Prerequisites: EDMT5608 and EDMT5500
Teacher/Coordinator: Kate Keeley

Classes: 1x1-hr lecture/wk for 9 wks, 1x1-hr tutorial/wk for 9 wks, 1x2-hr seminar/wk for 9 wks

Assessment: excursion task (25%) and eLearning task (25%) literacy/eLearning rask (25%) and essay (25%)

This unit of study will build on the study of Years 7-10 Geography Syllabus with an emphasis on Stage 5. This unit of study provides opportunities for students to achieve outcomes in understanding the curriculum design of Geography education in Stage 5.The unit enhances designing and delivering a range of teaching strategies, evaluating and developing teaching resources and assessing students' achievement in Geography. A particular focus will be placed on the use of Geography tools and skills in teaching Years 7-10 Geography. Students will also learn to design and implement an excursion for Years 7-10. Further emphasis throughout will be placed on literacy, civics and citizenship education and ICT.
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