UNDERSTANDING LEARNING

EDU2ULG

2021

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 ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesLectures, tutorials, case studies, online learning tasks

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

Learning resources

Journal of Teacher Education

Resource TypeJournal article

Resource RequirementRecommended

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

Year2007

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherN/A

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleNavigating sites for narrative inquiry.

Chapter/issue58

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Technology, Pedagogy and Education,

Resource TypeJournal article

Resource RequirementRecommended

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

Year2015

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherN/A

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleQuestions from afar: the influence of outsideness on web-based

Chapter/issue24

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Learning Environments Research

Resource TypeJournal article

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorDeed, C., & Lesko, T.

Year2015

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherN/A

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article title'Unwalling' the classroom: Teacher reaction and adaptation.

Chapter/issue18

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Educational Psychology for Learning and Teaching.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorDuchesne, S., & McMaugh, A

Year2018

Edition/Volume6th

PublisherCengage Learning:

ISBN017041082X, 978-0170410823

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Teaching, Learning and Assessment.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorKivunja, C

Year2015

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherOxford University Press

ISBN9780195596359

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. 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, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Five 1.00 hour scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
Five 2.00 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 15.00 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Learning journal (1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1

Analysis of impact of development on learning and teaching (1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO2, SILO3

Examination (equivalent 2000 words) This will be scaffolded through assessment tasks 1 & 2

N/AOther written examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Five 1.00 hour scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
Five 2.00 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 15.00 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Learning journal (1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1

Analysis of impact of development on learning and teaching (1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO2, SILO3

Examination (equivalent 2000 words) This will be scaffolded through assessment tasks 1 & 2

N/AOther written examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Mildura, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Five 1.00 hour scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
Five 2.00 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 15.00 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Learning journal (1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1

Analysis of impact of development on learning and teaching (1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO2, SILO3

Examination (equivalent 2000 words) This will be scaffolded through assessment tasks 1 & 2

N/AOther written examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Five 1.00 hour scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
Five 2.00 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 15.00 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Learning journal (1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1

Analysis of impact of development on learning and teaching (1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO2, SILO3

Examination (equivalent 2000 words) This will be scaffolded through assessment tasks 1 & 2

N/AOther written examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3