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Praxis of Adult & Community Education (5162.10)

Level: Undergraduate First Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:
Faculty: Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Education

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    Syllabus

    In this unit students will explore praxis the relationship between theory and practice, critical reflection and action, including a range of perspectives that inform professional practice in adult and community education. Professional skills relevant to creating and maintaining learning environments from loca to international levels will be examined. Students will expand their understanding of lifelong learning and knowledge of the adult and community education sector.

    Learning Outcomes

    DESCRIPTION:

    1. develop their praxis as aspiring and/or practising educators

    2. map the contemporary field of adult and community education and lifelong learning including formal and informal learning in communities and organisations

    3. describe a range of ways to facilitate learning from individual, to organisational and learning societies

    4. assess the relevance of adult learning theories for the fields of community education

    5. develop skills to assist individuals, communities and organisations to achieve their development and learning needs

    6. demonstrate the use of appropriate information gathering techniques as well as interpersonal and group communication skills including participation at weekly tutorials

    Contact Hours

    One hour lecture and two hour tutorial.

    Prerequisites

    None

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