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EEN708 - Youth Learners in Adult Environments

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Student must be enrolled in course E500, E592, E700 or E792.

Unit chair:J Angwin




Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


Topics to be addressed in this unit include:

• Youth cultures and identity formation, including identities as learners, workers and members of peer groups and families;

• Adulthood transitions including post school transitions to workplace and institutional settings for further education and training;

• Discourses of ‘risk’ in post-compulsory education and training;

• National and international approaches to ‘the youth issue’;

• Critique of transition and pathway logics and the expression of these in contemporary youth policies


Assignment 1, 50%, 3000 words

Assignment 2, 50%, 3000 words

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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