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EDF5443 - History education B

6 points, SCA Band 0, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate, Postgraduate Faculty of Education

Leader: Ms R Triolo


Clayton Second semester (Open Learning) 2007 (Open Learning)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)


This unit builds on EDF5442. Topics include further teaching, learning and assessment strategies, unit-planning, using a variety of primary and secondary sources, incorporating the theories of Bloom, Gardner and de Bono, teaching VCE histories, and responding to state and national curriculum priorities in the teaching of History, Humanities, SOSE or Social Education.


This unit offers a practical focus on teaching and learning strategies that assist secondary students to develop historical knowledge; identify links, similarities and differences between the past and the present, the local and the global and between different histories; develop life, career and wider study skills through development of the skills associated specifically with the study of History; and develop values, attitudes and behaviours consistent with positive global citizenship.


Unit of work: 50%; Oral presentation: 50%
Student participation in the unit is vital and there is a minimum attendance requirement of 80%. Teaching practice also forms a major part of the assessment of this unit. Grad.Dip.Ed.(Sec.) students must complete at least 45 days teaching practice; BEd. students must complete at least 50 days by the conclusion of EDF5443 and gain a rating of satisfactory for teaching practice.

Contact hours

3 hours per week