This subject provides teacher education students with the professional knowledge and pedagogical practices that will enable them to be a teacher of secondary Human Society and its Environment (HSIE) / Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS). In this subject, students engage with conceptualisations of the HSIE/HASS curriculum teaching area, examine how these are represented in curriculum documents, and investigate the role and value of HSIE/HASS subjects in the context of the broader curriculum. Particular attention is given to History and Geography, together with electives, and an understanding of the teaching and assessment strategies and resources (including digital resources) appropriate to HSIE/HASS teaching and learning sequences to cater for the needs of diverse learners. Attention is also given to the literacy and numeracy demands of this curriculum area and application of cross-curricular priorities, general capabilities, and differentiation strategies in the teaching of HSIE/HASS subjects in Stages 4 and 5.
School of Teacher Education
This subject is available to students entering into the following courses:
Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)
Bachelor of Education (K - 12)
Bachelor of Outdoor Education
Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Industry Entry Program
Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Bachelor of Educational Studies
or as approved by the Course Director.
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: January 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.