Essential Society and Culture A and B

SACE Stage 1

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Essential Society and Culture A and B

Society and Culture

SACE Stage 1

10 or 20 credits


This course enables students to develop an understanding of themselves, their own society and culture and the societies and cultures of others.

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Course Content
Essential Society and Culture A

  • Examine and analyse a variety of sources to identify possible prejudice and misunderstanding of Indigenous cultures
  • Explore current and recent non-violent social action undertaken by an individual or group in an attempt to protect Human Rights
  • Investigate a social and/or cultural issue, consider society's need for social change and study agents of social action

Essential Society and Culture B

  • Investigate how songs (music with lyrics) can be used as a vehicle for social change
  • Compare and contrast different societies and cultures focusing on environmental sustainability, and recommendations for sustainable futures
  • Research and analyse different media perspectives on social and cultural issues. Students investigate a contemporary issue of interest

Assessment

Source Analysis 30%
Group Activity 30%
Investigation 40%

Further Info

This course is designed to develop literacy and the skills of research and analysis.