A minor study in Geography as per VIT Specialist Area Guidelines

ED920.506 Developmental Learning and Pedagogy
ED921.506 Ecology and Management of Learning Environments


ED923.506 Information Communications Technology and Design
ED924.506 Learners, Educators and Social Contexts

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

This unit will provide pre-service teachers with the opportunity to engage with current knowledge and understanding about teaching and learning in the field of Geography at the senior level. Pre-service teachers will also engage with and develop their knowledge of the current curriculum for Geography. The unit covers recommended pedagogical approaches for the teaching and assessment of Geography in the senior years, including the effective integration of ICT for geographical processes and to enhance students’ learning experiences. Pre-service teachers will be provided with opportunities to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding required to analyse VCE students’ competencies, determining learning needs and providing meaningful feedback to plan for and facilitate progress. The unit will also incorporate Christian faith, worldview and Scripture related to the teaching and learning of Geography.


Teaching Strategies

Unit offerings

Face to face: Semester 1, 2019

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.