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Education Foundations (4782.8)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:
Faculty: Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Education

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    Syllabus

    This subject is the introductory core subject to the course. It will introduce students to perspectives and purposes of education. This will include a consideration of these perspectives and purposes in relation to the cultural, social, physical and cognitive development of children and adolescents. In particular, an emphasis will be placed on a critical analysis of how the perspectives on education and human development influence learning and teaching in contemporary Australia.

    Learning Outcomes

    On completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. explain the relation between human development and the development of educational theory;

    2. identify the assumptions which underlie the various perspectives of education and their associated theories of learning;

    3. critically analyse the issues involved in teaching as a profession.

    Contact Hours

    Up to 5 hours / week.

    Prerequisites

    Course entry.

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