UNDERSTANDING LEARNING

EDU2ULG

2020

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.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesEDU1CAD

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Questions from afar: the influence of outsideness on web-based

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDeed, C., Edwards, A., & Gomez, V.

Year2015

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTechnology, Pedagogy and Education,

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Teaching, Learning and Assessment.

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorKivunja, C

Year2015

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherOxford University Press: Australia

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'Unwalling' the classroom: Teacher reaction and adaptation.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDeed, C., & Lesko, T.

Year2015

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherLearning

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Navigating sites for narrative inquiry.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorClandinin, D. J., Pushor, D., & Orr, A. M.

Year2007

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherJournal of Teacher Education

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Educational Psychology for Learning and Teaching.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDuchesne, S., & McMaugh, A

Year2015

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCengage Learning:

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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

INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Develop an understanding of the major theories and models of learning that are applied in contemporary education environments
02. Analyse the relationship between teaching, learning and learning outcomes
03. Identify and describe effective teaching strategies and environments to support learning

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Five 1.00 h 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 2.00 h 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 15.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Learning journal (1000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1
Analysis of impact of development on learning and teaching (1500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2, SILO3
Examination (equivalent 2000 words) This will be scaffolded through assessment tasks 1 & 2N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Five 1.00 h 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 2.00 h 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 15.00 d 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Learning journal (1000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1
Analysis of impact of development on learning and teaching (1500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2, SILO3
Examination (equivalent 2000 words) This will be scaffolded through assessment tasks 1 & 2N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Mildura, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Five 1.00 h 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 2.00 h 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 15.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Learning journal (1000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1
Analysis of impact of development on learning and teaching (1500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2, SILO3
Examination (equivalent 2000 words) This will be scaffolded through assessment tasks 1 & 2N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Shepparton, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Five 1.00 h 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 2.00 h 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 15.00 d 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Learning journal (1000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1
Analysis of impact of development on learning and teaching (1500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2, SILO3
Examination (equivalent 2000 words) This will be scaffolded through assessment tasks 1 & 2N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3