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EEE751 - Teaching: Promoting Successful Learning

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:K Johnstone
Campus contact:

Michelle Ludecke (Burwood (Melbourne))

Liz Rouse (Waurn Ponds (Geelong))

Kate Johnstone (Cloud (online))




Must be enrolled in course E760.

Incompatible with:

EEE705, EEE725

Contact hours:

Burwood: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week. Learning experiences are also via CloudDeakin.

Waurn Ponds (Early Childhood Single Strand only): 3 x 3 hour intensives. Learning experiences are also via CloudDeakin.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


This unit requires regular online access, engagement and participation.


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

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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