EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABILITY

OED3ES

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to concepts of sustainability that focus upon educational approaches to communicating the multiple dimensions of sustainability in a variety of settings, enabling strategies and actions for positive change. It explores ways of thinking about sustainability issues from a range of perspectives. In this blended learning subject, students are required to consider, critique and apply actions to a sustainability issue.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGen Blades

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically evaluate educational approaches, taking into account the contested nature of sustainability.

Activities:
On line modules, tutorials/seminars, field trip

02. Recognise and apply key principles to thinking about sustainability issues, that take account social, economic and environmental dimensions.

Activities:
On line modules, tutorials/seminars, field trip

03. Collect, analyse and organise information on a selected sustainability issue.

Activities:
On line modules, tutorials/seminars

04. Design and apply solutions via an education medium to a particular sustainability issue.

Activities:
On line modules, seminars/tutorials, field trip

05. Critically evaluate the challenges and opportunities of educating for sustainability.

Activities:
On line modules, tutorials/seminars

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGen Blades

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Tutorial Week: 33 - 33
One 1.0 hours tutorial other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assignment - 800 words20 01, 02
Project - 2,000 wordsPresentation of project: hurdle requirement50 02, 03, 04, 05
Assignment - 1,00030 02, 03, 04, 05