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EEG402 - Teaching in a Global World

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Trimester 1: Heather Wallace

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: Students are required to attend a 6 hour intensive over 4 days.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

Classrooms in Australia and in international settings require teachers to develop intercultural skills and understandings. The new Australian curriculum notes the importance of intercultural understanding as it responds to ‘the imperative for all young Australians to become responsible local and global citizens, equipped through their education for living and working successfully in the globalised world of the 21st century’ (ACARA,2011).

This unit is a response to this imperative as it aims to;

  • develop appropriate pedagogies and curriculum to teach cross-linguistically and cross-culturally; explore understandings around culture, identities and situatedness;
  • understand the complexities of globalisation, sustainability, human rights in education settings;
  • read different education policies and programs;
  • review and apply teaching and learning materials; and
  • develop practical strategies for cross linguistic and cross-cultural teaching. 

This unit will complement the Global Experience Program, Study Abroad or other comparable experiences, however these experiences are not a necessary requirement for enrolment in this unit.

Assessment

Country Portfolio: 50%

The country portfolio provides an overview of education in a selected country or region. The audience for this portfolio is teachers who are interested in teaching in that country or region.

Teaching in a Global world: Report 50%

This task is a digital resource designed to document your learning about teaching in a global world.

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$782$625$2526$2730

* 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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