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EEE751 - Teaching: Promoting Successful Learning

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in D303, D304, E760, E761, E762, E763, E764, or E765

Unit chair:

Mary Dixon

 

Prerequisite:

D303 and D304 students must have passed 24 credit points of study at levels 1, 2 & 3 with a minimum WAM of 60%, otherwise Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Burwood:
This unit is based on a Blended Learning delivery approach. You are expected to participate in all learning experiences designed and scheduled for you on campus (seminars, classes or incursions) or other learning contexts (excursions) and engage in associated online learning resources along with independent study for a combined equivalent engagement of 8-10 hours per week. This will include equivalent of 3 hours per non placement week of structured on campus learning activities or equivalent hours in intensive delivery.

Cloud (online):
This unit shares the Blended Delivery modules and resources with on campus students. You are expected to actively participate in online forum discussions including posting your responses to critically reflective learning tasks created for Cloud students in the learning modules and regular and engaged responses to the questions/comments of others. Engagement with materials, responses to tasks, forum posting and independent study is expected to be a combined equivalent of 8-10 hours per week.

Content

Students will examine ways in which teaching and learning can be guided by an understanding of young children’s and young people’s identities, and the socio-cultural factors that help shape these. They will explore identity categories, including social class, ethnicity, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and gender and the ways in which these categories influence children’s learning and educational practices. They will examine how different learning and developmental theories can inform the curriculum and classroom teaching, and become familiar with the literature and research underpinning these theories as well as a range of related pedagogical frameworks.

Assessment

Professional learning/ teaching identities, 2000 words, 40%

Ethnographic portrait, 3000 words, 60%

Unit Fee Information

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