Methodology of History 300

Module code JMH 300
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Education
Module content

The module is aimed at equipping students to successfully present History as prescribed in the NCS and CAPS for History. Students will study the theoretical underpinning of historical writing, content of the syllabus and how to address it, as well as the requirements expected of learners qualifying for the FET-examinations in History. Students are expected to prepare teaching activities according to the requirements of the school syllabus to prepare them for their role as teachers of history. Students present lessons through micro-teaching and apply appropriate assessment and questioning; study the use of cartoons in questioning in this phase; apply cross-curriculation in lesson planning; set a Heritage assignment; plan and prepare for a History excursion and apply previously acquired communication skills in the teaching of History. 

Module credits 6.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 lecture per week, 2 practicals per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English are used in one class
Department Humanities Education
Period of presentation Semester 1

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