ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION MODELS
Credit points: 15
In this subject students investigate, become knowledgeable about, and become empowered to deliver and assess, the various alternative learning models in Victoria in a variety of settings. Students consider various applied learning options (VCAL, VET, SBAs), and their power and implementation in different educational settings including: secondary schools, alternative schools e.g. Community Learning Houses/Networks, and TAFE.
Subject Co-ordinatorJacolyn Weller
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesUnderstanding is consolidated by meeting in 'expert' groups researching the same topic prior to presenting to their group. Peer and self assessed. Investigation of Applied Learning Principles through active and hands on activities for each principle. Interview students and teachers regarding the learning, assessments and outcomes of the program. Identification and discussion of key components observed. Group brainstorms of possible Passion projects modelled and mapped to template. Experiential workshop to explore the range and impact of Specific Learning Disorders eg Dyslexia. Demonstrate understanding and application of strategies to accommodate for SLDs and Trauma through learning activity design.
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
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
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacolyn Weller
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Task 1 : An Inquiry Research Project Present an alternative education model (1500 word equiv) Peer and Self Assessed in class time, moderated and summarised by the lecturer.
|Oral presentation||Individual||No||35||SILO1, SILO2|
Task 2 : Develop an integrated / cross curriculum unit of applied learning (2500 word)
|Other||Individual||No||65||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|