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EEE751 - Teaching: Promoting Successful Learning

Unit details

Year2019 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)

Trimester 3, D303/D304 only: Cloud (online) with intensives

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Trimester 1 Unit Chair:

Mary Dixon

Trimester 3 Unit Chair:

Jill Loughlin

Cohort rule:

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


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



Incompatible with:


Scheduled learning activities - campus

Burwood: This unit is based on a Blended Learning delivery approach. This will include 1x 3 hour seminar per non-placement week plus associated online learning resources along with independent study for a combined equivalent engagement of 8-10 hours per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

This unit shares the Blended Delivery modules and resources with on campus students. Engagement with materials, responses to tasks, forum posting and independent study is expected to be a combined equivalent of 8-10 hours per week.


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 1 - Professional learning/ teaching identities (2000 words or equivalent) - 40%

Assessment 2 - Ethnographic portrait (3000 words or equivalent) - 60%

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