Credit points: 15

Subject outline

A range of topics are covered in this subject which are situated across the broad topics of contemporary discourses on educational issues and teaching for justice and equality. Topics may vary in line with shifts in areas that are currently the focus of contemporary educational and public interest.

FacultyFaculty 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



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU4ISA

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


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

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Week 22-35, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 24 - 24
Two 4.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 24 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Two preliminary half-day sessions at the on-campus intensive."

Scheduled Online Class
One 4.0 hours scheduled online class per week and delivered via blended.
"4-6 hours per week of engagement with the online study materials, including synchronous, asynchronous and individual tasks as advised (directed online learning)."


Assessment elementComments%
Inquiry: Contemporary discourse on educational issues (equivalent to 2000 words)50
Professional Learning Team group presentation & discussion (Blackboard Collaborate)equivalent to 250050