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|Unit chair:||K Johnstone|
K Senior (B), K Johnstone (X), J Loughlin (X), L Rouse (G)
Must be enrolled in course E760.
Minimum 3 hours self-directed inquiry per week and 3 hours online discussion or located learning.
This unit requires regular online access, engagement and participation.
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
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, 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.
Professional learning/ teaching identities (40%) 2000 words
Ethnographic portrait (60%) 3000 words
Churchill, R, Ferguson, P, Godinho, S, Johnson, NF, Keddie, A, Letts, W, Mackay, J, McGill, M, Moss, J & Nagel, MC 2013, Teaching: Making a Difference, 2nd edn, John Wiley & Sons, Milton, QLD.
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.