Praxis of Adult & Community Education (5162.10)
|Level:||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths|
|Discipline:||Academic Program Area - Education|
CLOSED FOR FUTURE ENROLMENT.
This unit is no longer offered. Information may be available for Units in the following years:
- Version 1 - Start Date: 01/01/1999 End Date: 31/12/2000
- Version 2 - Start Date: 01/01/2001 End Date: 31/12/2001
- Version 3 - Start Date: 01/01/2002 End Date: 31/12/2002
- Version 4 - Start Date: 01/01/2003 End Date: 31/12/2003
- Version 5 - Start Date: 01/01/2004 End Date: 30/06/2006
- Version 7 - Start Date: 01/01/2007 End Date: 31/12/2008
- Version 6 - Start Date: 01/07/2006 End Date: 31/12/2006
- Version 9 - Start Date: 01/01/2012 End Date: 31/12/2012
- Version 10 - Start Date: 01/01/2013 End Date: 31/12/2013
- Version 8 - Start Date: 01/01/2009 End Date: 31/12/2011
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.
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
One hour lecture and two hour tutorial.