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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 5278

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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

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Course ID
165441

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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
UniSA Education Futures

Course aim

To examine contemporary issues related to the intersection between religious perspectives within Islam, diverse perspectives held by Muslim peoples, and secular schooling environments, including the impact this may have on classrooms and school communities. To develop cultural and religious capabilities for working effectively within Islamic school communities and responsive pedagogy for the strengths and needs of Muslim students.

Course content

Students will develop understandings about the beliefs, values, traditions and worldview of Muslim students and how these relate to teaching and learning in contemporary Australian classrooms. Students will explore teaching strategies that are responsive to the learning strengths and needs of Muslim students. Students will build cultural and religious capabilities in order to work effectively within Islamic school communities. Students will develop understandings about contemporary issues, misconceptions and diverse and/or divergent opinions about Islam and Muslims that may impact on students, teachers and parents. Students will draw on the this knowledge to inform strength based approaches and practical strategies for addressing contemporary and and/or controversial issues in relation to Islamic thought, contemporary contexts and the strengths and needs of Muslim students in diverse and inclusive classroom contexts.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Lecture (Online) 1 hour x 10 weeks
Workshop 6 hours x 4 days
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Lecture (Online) 1 hour x 10 weeks
External (Online Activities) 2 hours x 10 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, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Online activities 1500 words 30% N/A
Essay 1000 words 20% N/A
Integrated Project Task 2000 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Online activities 1500 words 30% N/A
Essay 1000 words 20% N/A
Integrated Project Task 2000 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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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