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Title Studying society and environment : a guide for teachers / edited by Rob Gilbert
Edition Third edition
Published Southbank, Vic. : Thomson/Social Science Press, 2004
Southbank, Victoria : Thomson Social Science Press, 2004
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Description vii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents PART 1. Framing the area of learning: 1. Studying society and environment as a field of learning / Rob Gilbert -- 2. Critical inquiry in SOSE : the big picture / Brian Hoepper, Helen McDonald -- 3. Planning for practice / Helen McDonald -- 4. Teaching thinking in SOSE / Rob Gilbert -- 5. The knowledge base for studying society and environment / Rob Gilbert, Malcolm Vick -- 6. The place of values / Rob Gilbert, Brian Hoepper -- 7. Language and information and communication technologies in SOSE / Rob Gilbert -- PART 2. Cross-curricular perspectives: 8. Education for active and informed citizenship / Rob Gilbert -- 9. Incorporating Aboriginal perspectives and Torres Islander persepctives in SOSE / Helen McDonald -- 10. Gender perspectives on society and environment / Rob Gilbert -- 11. Education for sustainability / John Fien -- 12. The global future perspective / Rob Gilbert -- PART 3. Conceptual strands: 13. Time, continuity and change / Brian Hoepper, Malcolm Vick -- 14. Place and space : relating to the world around us / Stephen Cranby, Stephen Matthews -- 15. Studying culture and identity in SOSE / Rob Gilbert -- 16. Resources, work and enterprise / Rob Gilbert -- 17. Natural systems : the dynamic earth / Stephen Matthews, Stephen Cranby -- 18. Social systems, power and decision making / Rob Gilbert -- PART 4. Evaluation: 19. Assessment and evaluation : profiling achievement in SOSE / Greg Hunt, Kath Murdoch, Kim Walker
Summary The twenty-first century raises important questions about the kind of education best suited to living in Australian society and its global context. Studies of Society and Environment (SOSE) is a key part of the answer, and this book is an essential resource for those working in this learning area. It reviews the best theory and practice in planning curriculum and teaching in SOSE, and includes key teaching approaches relevant to Australian curricula. There are chapters on major curricular perspectives and conceptual strands, as well as on planning for teaching and assessment of key knowledge, processes, skills and values elements of SOSE. This third edition has been updated to incorporate recent developments in State syllabuses and frameworks, as well as relevant national curriculum projects, and includes new and expanded chapters on teaching thinking and experiential learning. A web site of additional supporting material accompanies the book. The book is designed both as an introduction to teaching for teacher education courses, and for practising teachers who are looking for an introductory guide to the latest theory and practice in the key learning area. It is an indispensable resource for anyone interested in the development of Studies of Society and Environment in Australian schools
Notes Previous ed.: Katoomba, N.S.W. : Social Science Press, 2001
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience For tertiary students
Subject Social sciences -- Study and teaching -- Australia.
Environmental education -- Australia.
Curriculum planning -- Australia.
Human ecology -- Study and teaching -- Australia.
Author Gilbert, Robert, 1946- editor
LC no. 00002635
ISBN 9780170122061 (paperback)
0170122069 (paperback)
Other Titles Studying society and environment : a guide for teachers (Gilbert : 3rd ed.)