LEARNING AND THE NATURE OF COMMUNICATION

EDU5LNC

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The effective use of communicative resources is central to partnerships, learning and teaching, working and socialising. Digital tools are an increasing part of those different relationships as communicative resources transform in response to recognition of the power of informal varieties, hybrid language, images, emoticons and emoji and tools such as social media. Students will explore what it means to be 'literate' or an effective user of such communicative resources with different learners and in different learning context as well as in face to face and digital interactions in teaching, learning and assessment.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorShem Macdonald

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesA reflective personal statement critically analysing experiences of communication for learning. Preparation for debate involving analysis of the diverse aspects of a real-world educational issue as coherent and cohesive whole. A debate in class between alternative positions on communication for learning

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

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

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. Students will evaluate their personal experiences of communication for learning .
02. Students will work in teams to critically apply established theories of communication to the analysis of communication for learning issues in a real world context
03. Students will demonstrate critical analysis of communication for learning and the capacity to communicate their understanding to others.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Winter semester, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShem Macdonald

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 27 - 27
Four 6.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 27 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 27 - 27
Two 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 27 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Reflective essay - 2000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1

Oral debate - 2500 word equivalence Assessment includes lecturer and peer review

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo50 SILO2, SILO3