UNDERSTANDING LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT

EDU1ULD

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This is a cornerstone subject in which first year education students develop core knowledge required to be successful life long learners. Student#s study established theories of learning, which explain the nature of learning, how it happens, and the forces that influence human motivation. They examine human development from a holistic perspective in the context of a changing world. Students investigate the history and philosophies of human development, current research and the practical application of developmental knowledge.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlison Lugg

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEducational Psychology for Learning and Teaching (4th ed.)PrescribedDuchesne, S., McMaugh, A., Bochner, S., & Krause, K. - L. (2013)Cengage Learning: Australia

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explore personal understandings and experiences of learning and provide clear explanations of current learning theories.

Activities:
Students will engage in a range of learning activities including online modules, face to face experiences and readings
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Study and Learning Skills)

02. Explore theoretical perspectives of the developing learner and apply learning theories to human development across the lifespan.

Activities:
Students will engage in a range of learning activities including online modules, face to face experiences and readings
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Study and Learning Skills)

03. Explain and evaluate personal understandings and experiences of learning, including the capacity to set, monitor and evaluate personal learning goals and identify strategies and resources to meet these goals.

Activities:
Students will engage in a range of learning activities including online modules, face to face experiences and readings
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Study and Learning Skills)

04. Demonstrate the capacity to lead and effectively work in a team environment within creative problem solving tasks.

Activities:
Students will engage in a range of learning activities including online modules, face to face experiences and readings
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Study and Learning Skills)

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