ISSUES IN EDUCATION A (P12)

EDU5ISA

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students engage with social issues and contexts relevant to schooling, teaching and education. A range of topics are covered in this subject which are situated across the broad field of contemporary discourses in education, 21st century learning, and teachers as change agents. Topics may vary in line with shifts in areas that are currently the focus of contemporary educational and public interest.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU4ISA

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsNew Questions for contemporary teachersRecommendedBurnett,B;Meadmore,D & Tait,G (2004)PEARSON PRENTICE HALL
ReadingsSociology of education: Possibilities and PracticesRecommendedAllen, J. (2005)THOMSON

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrated an understanding of contemporary issues in education

Activities:
Students will engage with this ILO through online learning modules, assessment and forum tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Examined the complex and evolving social contexts occurring in educational settings

Activities:
Students will engage with this ILO through face-to-face intensive workshops, online learning modules, forum tasks, and assessment task
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Developed a foundational understanding of equity in education

Activities:
Students will engage with this ILO through face-to-face intensive workshops, online learning modules, forum tasks, and assessment task
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Undertaken inquiry into contemporary discourses and social justice for education

Activities:
Students will engage with this ILO through online learning modules, forum tasks, and assessment task
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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