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This course provides the opportunity for those with a passion in a particular subject specialisation and the desire to work with young people, to become secondary teachers.

Students study their preferred areas of specialisation concurrent with a suite of core education units that address key educational needs of young people. Students graduating from this course will have the flexibility to take up employment in both private and government secondary schools.

A key feature of the course is an emphasis on the use of Information Technology (IT) in learning and teaching. As well as gaining the professional knowledge needed to successfully incorporate IT into learning programs, teaching students develop their own IT skills, ensuring they are professionally prepared for teaching and have the confidence to promote student learning in new and innovative ways.

Humanities and Social Sciences Education Major

Focuses on teaching processes, content and skills that will equip students to teach social science subjects.

Students aiming to fill specialist social sciences teaching roles in senior secondary (Years 11 and 12) can elect to specialize in Ancient and Modern History, Politics or Economics. Emphasis is given to inquiry-based practical work, demonstrations, independent and co-operative group learning, whole class discussions, and use of information communication technology to ensure effective teaching and learning practices in secondary Humanities and Social Sciences. Units in this program address key social science understandings and provide the content knowledge, skills and values needed to address the demands and opportunities of Humanities and Social Sciences in secondary schools.

Learning Outcomes

  • Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts to create positive learning environments in social science.
  • Communicate knowledge and ideas clearly in both written and oral formats.
  • Critically reflect using accredited standards, mentor feedback and the ECA Code of Ethics to demonstrate responsibility and accountability and plan for continued collaborative and autonomous professional learning and development.
  • Demonstrate broad and coherent knowledge of social science and the Australian curriculum and teaching strategies for social science teaching in secondary education.
  • Demonstrate leadership, exercise professional judgement and collaborate to plan, problem solve and make decisions in social science.
  • Exercise critical thinking and judgement to plan and implement social science programs for a range of students with diverse abilities and needs, and assess the outcomes.
  • Review analyze and synthesize knowledge of teaching strategies to plan for the content of social science teaching.

Structure

Students are required to complete 10 Content units and 2 Curriculum units. Content units educate students in the subject area and Curriculum units explain how to teach the subject area to others.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates will be eligible to seek employment in both government and non-government secondary schools teaching Humanities and Social Sciences.

Possible future job titles

Secondary Social Science Teacher

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School of Education

CRICOS

074171B

Pilihan kuliah

Purna Waktu (4 tahun)

Biaya kuliah
A$28.900,00 (Rp 282.880.168) per tahun
Tanggal mulai

29 Juli 2019, 24 Februari 2020

Tempat

Mount Lawley Campus

2 Bradford Street,

MOUNT LAWLEY,

Western Australia,

6050, PERTH, Australia

Persyaratan masuk

Untuk mahasiswa dari Amerika Serikat

Applicants must have obtained minimum of 24 points (minimum of 28 points for Law) consisting of aggregate from 3 higher level and 3 subsidiary level. Minimum grade 3 at higher level for an English subject, or minimum grade of 4 at standard level for an English subject. English Language Requirements accepted: Academic IELTS: An overall band score of 6.0, with no individual band less than 6.0; TOEFL: Minimum score of 550, including Test of Written English of 5 or better; TOEFL iBT: Minimum score of 70, with no individual score less than 17; PTE Academic: PTE Academic 52, with no scores less than 50 for courses with a current requirement; University of Cambridge [Cambridge English: Advanced]: Pre-2015: A score between 52 - 57 with no less than 'Borderline' in any element of the test. Post-2015: An overall score of 169, with no individual band less than 169; or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 including TWE of 5.

Untuk mahasiswa internasional

Minimum requirements for secondary school results can change, depending on the country where you completed secondary study.

In addition to satisfying academic entry criteria, applicants for pre-service teacher education courses at Edith Cowan University must also satisfy non-academic criteria.

English Minimum Requirements

Students must attain an Academic IELTS with an average level of 7.5 or more, across the four components of listening, speaking, reading and writing; no score below level 7.0 in any of these components; and, a score of 8.0 or more in the components of speaking and listening.

TOEFL: Minimum score of 550, including Test of Written English of 5 or better

TOEFL iBT: Minimum score of 70, with no individual score less than 17

GCE O Level: Grade C or better

WAUFP: 50% plus pass in ELACS

International Baccalaureate Diploma: Minimum grade 3 at higher level for an English subject, or minimum grade of 4 at standard level for an English subject

Pearson Test of English (PTE): PTE Academic 52, with no scores less than 50 for courses with a current requirement of Academic IELTS 6.0

University of Cambridge [Cambridge English: Advanced]: Post-2015: An overall score of 169, with no individual band less than 169.

Edexcel International GCSE: English Language A, English Language B, or English Literature - Grade C or above; English as a Second Language (ESL) - Grade B or above.

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