AT RISK STUDENTS: CRITICAL CONSIDERATIONS

EDU5ARS

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students address issues concerning divisions in contemporary school populations, the issues of school inequity, and successful and at risk students. The role of schooling, work and student destination is discussed, along with the development of youth cultures. Helping students to solve personal and social problems is part of examining the relationship between student, school and work futures.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPatricia McCann

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 subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsThe curriculum experiment: meeting the challenge of social changeRecommendedElliott, J. (1998)OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS, BUCKINGHAM
ReadingsThe democratic classroom: theory to inform practiceRecommendedPearl, A., and Knight, T. (1999)HAMPTON PRESS, NEW JERSEY
ReadingsThe pastoral and the academic: conflict and contradiction in the curriculumRecommendedPower, S. (1996)CASSELL, LONDON

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Week 27-27, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPatricia McCann

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 27 - 27
Four 7.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 27 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 4000-word essay5th year level students are required to produce work at a higher analytical level.100