EMH442 Curriculum Method 2: Society & Environment (8)

The subject builds upon the first curriculum method subject and incorporates an analysis of the major strands of Society and Environment. Students learn to program teaching and evaluation of units of work which draw upon principles of authentic pedagogy, and incorporate ICT. Students engage with conceptualisations of the Stage 6 HSIE curriculum teaching area and examine how these are represented in curriculum documents. This subject examines the wide-ranging nature of Stage 6 HSIE curriculum content. Students will develop an understanding of the teaching strategies appropriate to the design,implementation and assessment of high quality Stage 6 HSIE curriculum teaching and learning programs that cater for the needs of diverse learners.

Subject Outlines
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Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Albury-Wodonga Campus
Bathurst Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EMH442. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Teacher Education

Assumed Knowledge

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to demonstrate understanding of the relationship between the knowledge base underpinningStage 6 HSIE and the principles and practices of teaching;
  • be able to demonstrate understanding of the vision, rationale, principles and pedagogical practices ofStage 6 HSIE;
  • be able to demonstrate design and planning skills; and
  • be able to understand the nature and value of the Stage 6 HSIE curriculum.


This subject will cover the following topics:

  • Stage 6 HSIE Curriculum and Syllabus
  • Pedagogy for Stage 6 HSIE
  • Stage 6 HSIE Assessment
  • Programming and teaching for Stage 6 HSIE
  • Cross Curriculum Priorities


Current Students

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Prospective Students

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.