- Introduction to the unit, Components of the HASS learning area in the Primary School context
- Planning for learning: Teaching Inquiry in the HASS classroom
- Unpacking the curriculum: History, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education
- Unpacking the curriculum: Geography and sustainable development
- Unpacking the curriculum: Civics and Citizenship (including values in HASS)
- Unpacking the curriculum: Economics and Business
- Teaching and Learning Strategies: thinking and concept building
- Teaching and Learning Strategies: lesson planning
- Assessment in the Humanities - Formative
- Assessment in the Humanities - Summative
- Integrating HASS in the Primary School
- Global Education: Technologies in the Humanities
- Review and Reflection
- Audio/Video conferencing
- Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Leacture capture
- Standard Media
- Streaming Multimedia
- Web links
- Online Assessment
- Audio-Video streaming
- Resources and Links
No eligibility requirements
- OtherDetails -
Access to Microsoft Office or a unit approved alternative, access to video creation and editing software.
This subject prepares pre-service teachers to teach Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) in Primary schools through the areas of History, Geography, Economics and Business and Civics and Citizenship. It explores the history and development of the learning area, inquiry approaches to teaching, learning and assessment and integration of HASS in the primary school years.
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- Assignment 1 - Essay (50%)
- Assignment 2 - Report (50%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject