Duration Whole year
Humanities is a study of human progress considering how people have organised themselves into societies over time and how they have interacted with their physical environments. Humanities focuses upon a complex range of knowledge comprised of a mix of traditional disciplines and vocational and integrated studies. These include the disciplines of History, Geography, Environmental Studies, Economics, Legal and Political Studies.
Humanities provides a framework for the development of students’ knowledge and understanding of Australian society, societies in other times and countries, local and global environments and the interaction of people within that environment.
Students develop skills and concepts from two disciplines of Humanities – History and Geography. Underpinning the course is the inquiry based learning method, historical reasoning and analysis and the development of geospatial skills.
Areas of Study
- Inter War Years
- World War 2
- Global Inequality and Wellbeing
- Land Degradation
Students will select one Elective per Semester to be studied on top of the areas notes above.
Analysis and interpretation of evidence
Cause and effect
Continuity and change
Observing collecting and recording,
Questioning and representing
Interpreting, analyzing and concluding
A range is developed to suit the needs of individuals.
- Research assignment
- Source Analysis
- Data Analysis and interpretation