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EEN708 - Youth Learners in Adult Environments

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Student must be enrolled in course E500, E592, E700 or E792

Unit chair:

Jennifer Angwin

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

Topics to be addressed in this unit include:

  • Youth cultures and identity formation, including identities as learners, workers and members of peer groups and families;
  • Adulthood transitions including post school transitions to workplace and institutional settings for further education and training;
  • Discourses of ‘risk’ in post-compulsory education and training;
  • National and international approaches to ‘the youth issue’;
  • Critique of transition and pathway logics and the expression of these in contemporary youth policies

Assessment

Task 1, 3000 words, 50%

Task 2, 3000 words, 50%

Unit Fee Information

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