EEG302 - Place, Culture and Teaching in a Global Context

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 3: Cloud (online)

See below for enrolment details

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

This unit requires students to apply for, and be accepted into, a Global Education Program. For more information on the application process go to: www.deakin.edu.au/gep

Students cannot enrol in the unit without written approval

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

The student contact hours are flexible and are based on student engagement and output. This unit is a trimester 3 unit, but it will require students to be engaged with the learning resources throughout the year, as dependent upon the Global Education Program which they are completing. Please contact the Unit Chair for further advice

 

Teaching Placement:

Students will be required to complete a minimum of 100-hours (maximum 120-hours) within a school and/or relevant education organisation/experience.

Learning resources are available via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit aims to support a place-based learning experience such as the Global Education Program to develop an in-depth understanding of place, culture and how context influences curriculum and teaching practices. Students are challenged to critically reflect on their emerging teacher identity, positionality in the world and preconceptions of places and people. This reflection is in conversation with broader notions of social (and spatial) justice, equity, values, and power. An aim is to develop the reflective teaching practices and competences required for respectful intercultural understandings, engagement and dialogue.  Students design, implement and evaluate teaching strategies, resources and educational programs that are responsive to the learning needs of diverse learners from different cultures, communities and/or contexts.

Hurdle requirement

Satisfactory completion of the professional experience placement is required in order to pass this unit

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