MODELS OF APPLIED LEARNING

EDU3MAL

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject learners will explore and develop critical understanding of the historical emergence and diversity of learning theories associated with applied learning internationally and locally including claims made for programs framed by these theories and their significance to 21st Century Learning environments. Students will apply theoretical knowledge to: consider their own understandings of learning and teaching, analyse learning scenarios; and to design an applied learning program suitable for use in schools.


SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMichael Brown

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in the following course in order to undertake this subject: Bachelor of Technology Education (EBTE, EBTEB) or Bachelor of Educational Studies (EBESB, EBES, EBESM).

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsLibrary Reading ListPrescribedNANA
ReadingsConceptualising learning experiences: Contributions and mediations of the social, personal and bruteRecommendedBillet, S. (2009).Mind, Culture and Activity. 16(1), 32-47.
ReadingsVet in Schools How it Works in Victoria VOCAL.RecommendedBrown, M. (2008).NA
ReadingsTeaching Teachers about VET in schools program.RecommendedBrown, M. (2010).NA
ReadingsToward Enriched Conceptions of Work Learning: Participation, expansion, and translation Among Individuals With/In ActivityRecommendedFenwick T. (2008Human Resource Development Review, 5(3), 285-302.
ReadingsApplied learning and community partnerships improve student engagement in AustraliaRecommendedPridham, B. & Deed, C. (2012).Middle School Journal, Vol 44, Number 1, September 2012 p. 36-44.
ReadingsInsights into Vocational Learning from an Applied Learning PerspectiveRecommendedPridham, B. O'Mallon, S. & Prain, V. (2012).Vocations and Learning. Vol 5, July 2012 p.77-97.
ReadingsWorkplace-Based Practicum: Enabling Expansive PracticesRecommendedPridham, B. Deed, C. & Cox, P. (2013).Australian Journal of Teacher Education

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Design and apply knowledge and understanding of the theories that underpin the development of applied learning programs and enable student learning

Activities:
Readings, lectures and class discussions will give students the necessary insight to demonstrate what they have learned by way of designing a learning program.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Justify and appraise an applied learning episode illustrating the connections between theory and practice and how the learning constructs promote innovation and entrepreneurship

Activities:
Class discussions, prescribed readings and topics from lectures will be focused on enabling students to form connections through mediums such as innovation which will be assessed.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Analyse a sequence of lessons or curriculum documentation based on applied learning principles

Activities:
Analysing course materials to enable students to write a 1000 word report.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

04. Design assessment tools to measure learner gains in applied learning programs

Activities:
Students will draw on what they have learned and will be expected to creatively apply their knowlage.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBruce Pridham

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
Six 7.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Face to face sessions held at Bundoora campus only."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Workshop Presentation Applied Learning Episode (Word Count Equivalence 1250)30 01, 02
Analytical Report (Word Count Equivalence 1250)30 01, 02, 03
Design an effective applied learning program including assessment (Word Count Equivalence 1500)40 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBruce Pridham

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
Six 7.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Face to face sessions held at Bundoora campus only."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Workshop Presentation Applied Learning Episode (Word Count Equivalence 1250)30 01, 02
Analytical Report (Word Count Equivalence 1250)30 01, 02, 03
Design an effective applied learning program including assessment (Word Count Equivalence 1500)40 02, 03, 04