CONTEMPORARY LEARNING THEORIES

EDU3CLT

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will identify the characteristics of being a successful 21st Century Learner. Students develop and apply the skills of an expert learner; modelling and enabling the development of expert learning skills in their professional placement. Students refine their educational philosophy, develop and articulate a clear theory in use. Students develop a professional language to engage in a reflective practice cycle to enhance their learning.  Theory and practice are connected to promote collaborative expertise underpinning personal and professional goals to adequately meet learner needs. Through professional learning and planning students demonstrate that they can research and apply the elements of expert learning strategies. Personalised and differentiated practices are applied to enable students to understand diverse learners, the relationship between learning constructs   and successful learning outcomes. Pedagogical choices are applied and critically examined to inform future learning and professional development.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlison Lugg

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Successful completion of EDU1 ULD Successful completion of EDU2DTR

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply knowledge of teaching and learning # consisting of learning theories, pedagogical models, and personal practical experience # to critically design learning tasks

Activities:
Readings week 1-9 Modelling Scaffolded learning activities deconstructing an reconstructing
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

02. Employ knowledge of teaching and learning to construct effective learning strategies and resources

Activities:
Readings week 1-9 Modelling Scaffolded learning activities deconstructing an reconstructing
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

03. Generate a personal #argument for practice# to underpin planning for learning, strategies and resources in specific contexts.

Activities:
Readings week 1-9 Modelling Scaffolded learning activities deconstructing an reconstructing
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

04. Plan, implement and review a series of lessons in a school context

Activities:
Readings week 1-9 Modelling Scaffolded learning activities deconstructing an reconstructing
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills

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