EDSS534 Studies of Society and Environment Curriculum and Teaching Studies 1
Studies of Society and Environment (SOSE) is concerned with examining central issues and questions related to society and individuals in various socio-cultural, political and environmental settings throughout time. The aim of the unit is prepare preservice teachers to teach students to understand societal change and the principles underpinning democracy, justice and sustainability. This unit also prepares the preservice teacher as an educator, preparing learners to be critical thinkers who function effectively within a rapidly changing society. This unit is concerned with learning and teaching and curriculum, hence it will provide a rationale for examining the nature, purpose and processes of social education. Furthermore, the unit introduces relevant curriculum documents and curriculum content.