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Aboriginal and Society Studies Curriculum 2Western Sydney University Unit Code: 102874.1


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 5

Credit Points: 10

102086 Designing Teaching and Learning AND 102081 Adolescent Development and Teaching AND 102083 Diversity, Social Justice and Learning

About this Unit
The unit will build on Aboriginal Studies Curriculum 1 and examine and model effective innovative classroom practice in teaching senior Aboriginal Studies and Society Studies in Stage 6. The unit will provide opportunities to engage with the inquiry pedagogy and social science thinking. The specifics of the relevant NSW Education Standards Authority Years stage 6 Syllabuses will be analysed and critiqued as will current Australian and NSW educational/curriculum policies and priorities. Emphasis will be placed on principles underlying sociological and Indigenous studies teaching to develop innovative lesson and unit planning, choose relevant sources, and how to create authentic assessment tasks and apply consistent feedback for student learning. Opportunities for investigation and discussion of current research particularly related to the development of senior inquiry project, and subject specific concepts will be presented.

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