RESPONSIVE SCHOOLS AND PEDAGOGY
Credit points: 30
In this subject students focus on the areas of learning differences and learning disabilities. Issues such as poverty, homelessness and substance abuse are investigated, particularly as they relate to school responsiveness and pedagogy. Students also choose a module for further application or in-depth study from either: (1) Schools, Wellbeing and Responsiveness or (2) Learning pathways for students with learning disabilities.
SchoolSchool of Education
Subject Co-ordinatorMary Keeffe
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Equivalent subjects EDU5SWR or EDU5LDP
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Specified Journal Articles||Prescribed||See Library resources||VARIOUS|
|Readings||LMS||Prescribed||See Library resources||Various|
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Analyse the influence that various social challenges, such as poverty, substance abuse and trauma, may have on learning.
02. Explain and justify whole school approaches to mental health and wellbeing.
03. Evaluate school policies, resources and processes to address the wellbeing needs of the students to inform and propose future actions to improve school responsiveness.
04. Identify student strengths, interests and abilities and propose strategies to improve learning for students with learning disabilities.
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Bendigo, 2015, Winter semester, Online
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMary Keeffe
Problem Based Learning
Ten 4.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via online.
"Onshore International students: online learning and face-to-face lectures and tutorials as negotiated with the Program Coordinator"
One 2.0 days block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Optional face-to-face Intensive will be offered on the 6th and 7th July at Franklin Street Campus, Melbourne."
|3,000 words or 1,000 words per submission - choose a learning activity||20||01, 02, 03, 04|
|Two Case Study analyses @20% each (total of 4000 word equivalent)||40||01, 02|
|Two Case Study analyses@20% each (2,000 words each) choose one aspect or issue in module.||40||03, 04|