HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND WELLBEING

EDU4HDW

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject a lifespan approach to human development is undertaken including a focus on theories of physical, social, emotional and moral development as well as the needs and importance of effectively engaging with parents/carers are considered. The socio-ecological context of human development is explored to examine impacts on development, wellbeing and sustainable living. School-based strategies to support development, health and wellbeing are considered.  Contemporary socio-cultural factors that influence child and adolescent development

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMichael Brown

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAdolescence and emerging adulthood: A cultural approach (6th ed.)RecommendedArnett, J. (2014)Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson
ReadingsASG Student Social and Emotional Health ReportRecommendedAustralian Council for Education Research (2007Melbourne, Victoria
Readings Teaching the teachers: Preparing Educators to engage families for student achievementRecommendedCaspe, M., Lopez, M., Chu, A., & Weiss, H. (2011)PTA & Harvard family research project.
ReadingsFamily-school partnerships frameworkRecommendedDepartment of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (2008)http://www.familyschool.org.au/pdf/framework.pdf
ReadingsEducational Psychology for Learning and Teaching (4th ed.RecommendedDuchesne, S., McMaugh, A., Bochner, S., & Krause, K. L., (2013Melbourne: Cengage
Readings School, family, and community partnerships: Preparing educators and improving Schools. (2nd ed.)RecommendedEpstein, J. (2010)Boulder: Westview Press.
ReadingsBuilding School, Family and Community Partnerships: Developing a Theoretical ModeRecommendedFrederico, M. & Whiteside, M. (2016)Australian Social Work 69(1) 51-66.
ReadingsTeaching & learning in Indigenous EducationRecommendedHarrison, N. (2007)Oxford University press

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Describe patterns of development from the pre-natal stage to young adulthood and their implications for wellbeing.

Activities:
Online modules and intensive workshops

02. Explain the socio-ecological context of and possible impacts on, development, wellbeing and sustainable living.

Activities:
Online modules and intensive workshops

03. Use a case study to analyse possible impacts on development and wellbeing and to research and describe appropriate school based interventions to support development, learning and wellbeing.

Activities:
Online modules and intensive workshops

04. Develop communication skills to identify and cater for the strengths and needs of children, differing family structures and to engage with engage parents/carers.

Activities:
Online modules and intensive workshops

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Brown

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
Four 7.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Two 2.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Zoom Sessions"

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*
Essay (1500 words equivalent)35 01, 02, 03, 04
Case study (1500 words)35 01, 02, 03
Communication Strategy - Engaging with Parents/Carer Givers (1000 words equivalent)30 04

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Brown

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
Four 7.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Two 2.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Zoom Sessions"

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*
Essay (1500 words equivalent)35 01, 02, 03, 04
Case study (1500 words)35 01, 02, 03
Communication Strategy - Engaging with Parents/Carer Givers (1000 words equivalent)30 04