DIVERSE LEARNING COMMUNITIES

EDU1DLC

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, pre-service teachers will reflect upon their roles as learners and contributors in diverse communities and cultures. Pre-service teachers will learn about social theories and justice principles in the local and national context, with a focus on self, others, social issues, and social justice in practice. Pre-service teachers will develop skills to reflect on their knowledge and learning capacities in diverse community settings. Pre-service teachers will gain understand of the value of engaging collaboratively as learners in groups comprising a range of abilities, needs, cultures, values, sexual orientations, linguistic and socio-economic backgrounds. Pre-service teachers will participate in a community project to engage with diverse learning communities.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMartha Kamara

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesParticipation in learning activities including: workshops, online activities, readings, interviews, group planning, community-based service, reflective writing and presentations

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsEDU1CC

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Service-learning and social justice: Engaging students in social change.

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorCipolle, S. B.

Year2010

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherLanham: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc.

ISBN1607095181, 9781607095187

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Understanding education: Contexts and agendas for the new millennium.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMeadmore, D., Burnett, B., & O'Brien, P.

Year1999

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherFrenchs Forest, NSW: Prentice Hall.

ISBN0724812873, 9780724812875

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Nancy Fraser, Social Justice and Education

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorGewirtz, S.

Year2020

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherRoutledge

ISBN042974904X, 9780429749049

Chapter/article titleConceptualizing social justice in education: Mapping the territory.

Chapter/issue1

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Social inequality in Australia: Discourses, realities and futures

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorHabibis, D., & Walter, M.

Year2015

Edition/Volume2nd

PublisherSouth Melbourne, Vic.: Oxford University Press.

ISBN0195525418, 9780195525410

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

The Routledge international handbook of the sociology of education.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorApple, M., Ball, S., & Gandin, L.

Year2011

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherAbingdon, UK: Routledge.

ISBN0415619963, 9780415619967

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Investigate how community dynamics influence identity and belonging, diversity and inclusion, and access to opportunities for lifelong learning.
02. Investigate and articulate the ways in which selected social justice theories and principles inform community and education policy and discrimination legislation.
03. Demonstrate awareness and a reflective approach to how one's own values, beliefs and behaviours may impact on others in local communities.
04. Evaluate how community organisations support positive and constructive attitudes towards diverse communities, groups and individuals in relation to culture, language, religion, gender, age, socio economic background, ability levels and special needs.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMartha Kamara

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Community-Based Project: Action plan (1800 words) This task is scaffolded through the framework of Studying, Observing and Collaborating. As pre-service teachers complete each of the requirements, they will need to write an action plan that is submitted and assessed

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2

Cultural Plunge (10mins, equivalent to 1400 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3

Community-Based Project: Reflection (1400 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMartha Kamara

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Community-Based Project: Action plan (1800 words) This task is scaffolded through the framework of Studying, Observing and Collaborating. As pre-service teachers complete each of the requirements, they will need to write an action plan that is submitted and assessed

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2

Cultural Plunge (10mins, equivalent to 1400 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3

Community-Based Project: Reflection (1400 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Mildura, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMartha Kamara

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Community-Based Project: Action plan (1800 words) This task is scaffolded through the framework of Studying, Observing and Collaborating. As pre-service teachers complete each of the requirements, they will need to write an action plan that is submitted and assessed

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2

Cultural Plunge (10mins, equivalent to 1400 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3

Community-Based Project: Reflection (1400 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMartha Kamara

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Community-Based Project: Action plan (1800 words) This task is scaffolded through the framework of Studying, Observing and Collaborating. As pre-service teachers complete each of the requirements, they will need to write an action plan that is submitted and assessed

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2

Cultural Plunge (10mins, equivalent to 1400 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3

Community-Based Project: Reflection (1400 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4