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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 5269

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
163041

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

To develop educators who are able to understand the needs of adolescent students and the contemporary principles and practices of middle schooling.

Course content

Students will examine the nature of adolescence, the learning and social needs of the adolescent, philosophies of middle schooling, middle schooling pedagogies and middle schools and social justice.

Textbook(s)

Pendergast, D., Main, K., & Bahr N. (eds) 2017, Teaching Middle Years: Rethinking curriculum, pedagogy and assessment, 3rd edition, Australia: Allen & Unwin Academic

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 1 hour x 6 weeks
Workshop 4 hours x 6 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Online (Online activities) 5 hours x 6 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Literature review 2000 words 45% N/A
Essay 2500 words 55% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Literature review 2000 words 45% N/A
Essay 2500 words 55% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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