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EEE751 - Teaching: Promoting Successful Learning

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Cohort rule:

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

Unit chair:

Piper Rodd

Campus contact:

TBA (Burwood (Melbourne))

Liz Rouse (Cloud (online))





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Burwood: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week. Learning experiences are also via CloudDeakin.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


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.


Professional learning/ teaching identities (40%) 2000 words

Ethnographic portrait (60%) 3000 words

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