2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2/Semester 2, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of your trimester or semester.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including weekly engagement with materials
This unit includes a minimum of 35-hours of intensive classroom activity
This unit draws on contemporary research into collaborative learning to analyse and synthesise prevailing perspectives on effective models, and how this enhances the effective support for learning in context. This unit will raise participants’ awareness of the extent and nature of support and collaboration in STEM at their school/organisation.
Participants will critically examine relevant research and documentation to enhance their knowledge and understanding of possible models of collaborative practice. Using this knowledge, they will start to build communities of STEM practice within and across their school/organisation for effective education of STEM.
Participants will continue to develop and implement new elements of STEM practice and begin to engage and lead others in these practices and opportunities to enhance.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit
At the completion of this unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Apply the knowledge and skills required of participants to demonstrate judgement, adaptability and responsibility in STEM education contexts to enhance the development of communities of practice
Work effectively and collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team to create solutions to authentic problems of practice to enhance the development of communities of practice
Demonstrate advanced understanding of, and the capacity to engage ethically and productively in professional STEM education contexts with diverse communities
GLO8: Global citizenship
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
There is no prescribed text. Unit materials are provided via the unit site. This includes unit topic readings and references to further information.
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