Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In Managing Learning Environments students analyse the key factors in effective teaching, including participation, engagement and inclusion. This subject prepares students to create and maintain a positive and successful learning environment by applying research and theory. Students learn why it is important to have strong skills in planning, organisation and leadership, and how these contribute to developing adaptive teaching expertise.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRochelle Fogelgarn

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjects EDU5CSD

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse theories and best practice strategies to support inclusive student participation and engagement in classroom activities.

Analysing classroom behaviour module Models of classroom management module

02. Compare practical approaches to managing challenging behaviour.

Managing students with challenging behaviours module Teacher power and responsibility module

03. Evaluate strategies that support students' wellbeing and safety working within school and/or system, curriculum and legislative requirements.

Student wellbeing module

04. Apply knowledge of the impact of culture, cultural identity and linguistic background on the education of students from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, to the design and enactment of positive and engaging classroom learning environments

Engaging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students module

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2016, Week 08-21, Online


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCraig Deed

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class
One 2.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via online.
"Plus directed online learning activities"


Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Analytical response to video case studies. (Classroom management focus(1500 words)Undergraduate students assessment is 1000 words or equivalent25 01, 02
Cross-cultural Case study: engaging Indigenous students (1500 words)Undergraduate students assessment is 1000 words or equivalent25 04
Multi-media presentation: Creating a positive learning environment (3000 words equivalence)Undergraduate students assessment is 2500 words or equivalent50 01, 02, 03