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Unit details

EXE739 - Internationalising the Curriculum

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:R Arber
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours: 3-4 hours per week for campus based students

Content

This unit deals with the proposition that all teachers are working within diverse and increasingly internationalised and globalised contexts worldwide. It begins with a theoretical and practical discussion of the implications of internationalisation and globalisation on education and pedagogy and curriculum. It looks at the impact these changes have had on crucial notions, particularly language culture, identity and difference and the implications of this for teaching and learning. Finally, the unit investigates the ways that we as educators might work within the different contexts in which we are concerned to provide viable and far thinking curricula for students in internationalising educational contexts in Australia and overseas.

Assessment

Essay: that explores the theoretical and practical implications of globalisation and internationalisation on educational contexts and its consequences for curriculum design in local/global educational contexts (2500 words, 50%)
Negotiated task: that investigates the implications of internationalisation, cultural and language diversity in an educational context in Australia or overseas and makes suggestions for appropriate curriculum design (2500 words, 50%)

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$615$2074$2656

* 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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