BUILDING INCLUSIVE COMMUNITIES OF LEARNERS

EDU5BCL

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is focused on contextual understanding of student diversity and the pedagogy of inclusion in contemporary Australian schools. Pre-service teachers will build capacity to critically engage with current theoretical and policy discourses on diversity and access to education; design engaging, and innovative approaches to catering for the individual needs of all students; and work towards creating cohesive and productive communities of learners.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKate O'Connor

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesA variety of blended mode learning activities

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: EMTCS, EMTCSB, EMTCSW, EMTCP, EMTCPB, EMTCPW, EMTP, EMTS, EMTSB, AZAAE, SZSSE, AZATS, SZSTS and have completed 120 credit points

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

Integration of the K-12 LGBTQI student population in school counselor education curricula: The current state of affairs.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLuke, M., Goodrich, K. M., & Scarborough, J. L.

Year2011

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherJournal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 5(2), 80-101.

ISBNN/A

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Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Responding to diversity in schools: An inquiry-based approach

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMiles, S., & Ainscow, M.

Year2010

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherRoutledge.

ISBNN/A

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Teaching for diversity and social justice.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorAdams, M., & Bell, L. A.

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherRoutledge

ISBNN/A

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Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Inclusion in Action

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorForeman, P.

Year2017

Edition/Volume5th

PublisherCengage Learning Australia

ISBN9780170376174

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Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Education for inclusion and diversity

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorAshman, A.

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPearson Australia

ISBN9781488615566

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Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

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Source locationN/A

The irregular school: Exclusion, schooling and inclusive education

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorSlee, R.

Year2011

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTaylor & Francis

ISBN1136830219, 9781136830211

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Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Engaging the disengaged: Inclusive approaches to teaching the least advantaged

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMcKenna, T., Cacciattolo, M., & Vicars, M.

Year2013

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCambridge University Press.

ISBN9781107627987

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URLN/A

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Source locationN/A

Cultural diversity and education

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBanks, J. A.

Year2015

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherRoutledge

ISBNN/A

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Chapter/issueN/A

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Source locationN/A

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies in the classroom. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education: An Introduction for the Teaching Profession

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorPrice, K.

Year2013

Edition/Volume2nd

PublisherCambridge University Press

ISBN9781316134481

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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. Understand and critically engage with theories of diversity, inclusion and exclusion relevant to schooling and education and how these influences the creation of caring, purposeful and democratic societies.
02. Identify and critically reflect on the policies and legislative requirements which support diversity, inclusion and participation in formal schooling
03. Develop a critical perspective on pertinent issues impacting on the education and engagement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and youth, and explore new pedagogies and models of education for fostering student success and participation of Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander youth in the Australian Society.
04. Create pedagogical designs for effective practices in contemporary Australian schools aiming to provide opportunities for all students to reach their full potential, as well as become active participants and contributors to cohesive communities of learners.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, LTU Term 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate O'Connor

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 7
Six 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 7
One 4.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Concept map and essay (Approx 1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

A critical examination of an Indigenous Education Policy with a proposal for change (1500 words).

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3

Diverse and Inclusive Classroom: Reflective Portfolio (2500 words)

N/APortfolioIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, LTU Term 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate O'Connor

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 7
Six 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 7
One 4.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Concept map and essay (Approx 1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

A critical examination of an Indigenous Education Policy with a proposal for change (1500 words).

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3

Diverse and Inclusive Classroom: Reflective Portfolio (2500 words)

N/APortfolioIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, LTU Term 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate O'Connor

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 7
Six 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 7
One 4.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Concept map and essay (Approx 1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

A critical examination of an Indigenous Education Policy with a proposal for change (1500 words).

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3

Diverse and Inclusive Classroom: Reflective Portfolio (2500 words)

N/APortfolioIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Week 29-43, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate O'Connor

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 29 - 29
One 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 29 - 29
One 1.50 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 29 - 43
Six 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 29 - 43
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 29 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 29 - 29
One 5.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Concept map and essay (Approx 1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

A critical examination of an Indigenous Education Policy with a proposal for change (1500 words).

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3

Diverse and Inclusive Classroom: Reflective Portfolio (2500 words)

N/APortfolioIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Week 29-43, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate O'Connor

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 29 - 29
One 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 29 - 29
One 1.50 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 29 - 43
Six 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 29 - 43
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 29 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 29 - 29
One 5.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Concept map and essay (Approx 1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

A critical examination of an Indigenous Education Policy with a proposal for change (1500 words).

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3

Diverse and Inclusive Classroom: Reflective Portfolio (2500 words)

N/APortfolioIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 29-43, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate O'Connor

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 29 - 29
One 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 29 - 29
One 1.50 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 29 - 43
Six 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 29 - 43
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 29 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 29 - 29
One 5.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Concept map and essay (Approx 1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

A critical examination of an Indigenous Education Policy with a proposal for change (1500 words).

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3

Diverse and Inclusive Classroom: Reflective Portfolio (2500 words)

N/APortfolioIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4