UNDERSTANDING LEARNING

EDU2ULG

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will examine theories of learning. These theoretical approaches will be explicated in relation to school and classroom strategies. Starting with sociocultural and critical theories of education, this subject will focus on models of learning and pedagogy, effective teaching and learning environments, the constructivist classroom, teacher strategies for engagement and active learning in the contemporary classroom.


SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCraig Deed

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU1CAD

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTeaching, Learning and Assessment.PrescribedKivunja, C (2015)Oxford University Press: Australia
ReadingsNavigating sites for narrative inquiry.RecommendedClandinin, D. J., Pushor, D., & Orr, A. M. (2007).Journal of Teacher Education
ReadingsQuestions from afar: the influence of outsideness on web-basedRecommendedDeed, C., Edwards, A., & Gomez, V. (2015).Technology, Pedagogy and Education,
Readings'Unwalling' the classroom: Teacher reaction and adaptation.RecommendedDeed, C., & Lesko, T. (2015).Learning
ReadingsEducational Psychology for Learning and Teaching.RecommendedDuchesne, S., & McMaugh, A (2015)Cengage Learning:

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop an understanding of the major theories and models of learning that are applied in contemporary education environments

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, case studies, online learning tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)

02. Analyse the relationship between teaching, learning and learning outcomes

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, case studies, online learning tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

03. Identify and describe effective teaching strategies and environments to support learning

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, case studies, online learning tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCraig Deed

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Five 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
Five 2.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 15.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Learning journal (1000 words)15 01
Analysis of impact of development on learning and teaching (1500 words)35 02, 03
Examination (equivalent 2000 words) This will be scaffolded through assessment tasks 1 & 250 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSteven Stolz

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Five 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
Five 2.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 15.0 days unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Learning journal (1000 words)15 01
Analysis of impact of development on learning and teaching (1500 words)35 02, 03
Examination (equivalent 2000 words) This will be scaffolded through assessment tasks 1 & 250 01, 02, 03

Mildura, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCraig Deed

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Five 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
Five 2.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 15.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Learning journal (1000 words)15 01
Analysis of impact of development on learning and teaching (1500 words)35 02, 03
Examination (equivalent 2000 words) This will be scaffolded through assessment tasks 1 & 250 01, 02, 03

Shepparton, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCraig Deed

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Five 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
Five 2.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 15.0 days unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Learning journal (1000 words)15 01
Analysis of impact of development on learning and teaching (1500 words)35 02, 03
Examination (equivalent 2000 words) This will be scaffolded through assessment tasks 1 & 250 01, 02, 03