EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABILITY

OED3ES

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students study the concept of sustainability, particularly in relation to outdoor education and nature tourism practice. They explore concepts of and debates about sustainability and consider practical implications and ethical dilemmas.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGenny Blades

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites OED1WE

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsKey Issues in Sustainable Development and Learning: A Critical ReviewRecommendedScott, W & Gough, S (2003)ROUTLEDGE-FALMER, LONDON
ReadingsSustainable Development and Learning: Framing the IssuesRecommendedScott, W & Gough, S (2003)ROUTLEDGE-FALMER, LONDON

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain the contested nature of 'sustainability' discourse

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials

02. Critically evaluate the implications of the contested nature of 'sustainability' in their own potential professional practice

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials

03. Collect, analyse and organize information on a particular 'sustainability' issue

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, field trip

04. Apply interpretation skills to creatively communicate 'sustainability for change'

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, field trip

05. Critically evaluate on the effectiveness of your approach to sustainability for change in terms of both individual and social capacity building.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGenny 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 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.

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1,200-word assignment30 01, 02
2,000-word assignmentHurdle requirement: presentation50 02, 03, 04, 05
800-word assignment20 02, 03, 04, 05