RESPONSIVE SCHOOLS AND PEDAGOGY

EDU5RSP

2015

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

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

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorMary Keeffe

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 EDU5SWR or EDU5LDP

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSpecified Journal ArticlesPrescribedSee Library resourcesVARIOUS
ReadingsLMSPrescribedSee Library resourcesVarious

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse the influence that various social challenges, such as poverty, substance abuse and trauma, may have on learning.

Activities:
TBE

02. Explain and justify whole school approaches to mental health and wellbeing.

Activities:
TBE

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.

Activities:
TBE

04. Identify student strengths, interests and abilities and propose strategies to improve learning for students with learning disabilities.

Activities:
TBE

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Winter semester, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMary Keeffe

Class requirements

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"

Block Mode Week: 28 - 28
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."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
3,000 words or 1,000 words per submission - choose a learning activity20 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