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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 2086

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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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
169012

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Education Futures

Course aim

To consolidate students’ understanding of the social and learning needs of adolescents in order to develop professional approaches that support students’ wellbeing. To identify strategies to support inclusive student participation and engagement and advance the development of inclusive professional approaches to meet the diverse range of learner needs in a secondary school context, including strategies for involving parents/carers in the educative process. To examine the theory and practice of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment across diverse learning settings.

Course content

Students will analyse concepts and theories of inclusion and exceptionality including the complex nature of learner disability and research professional education approaches which promote inclusion, social justice and equity and promote human rights. Legislative requirements and teaching strategies will be researched. Students will further develop their understanding of the nature of adolescence, philosophies and pedagogies for secondary schooling to ensure student wellbeing. They will examine the relationship between equity, social justice and pedagogy and the implications this has for curriculum and assessment practices.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 1 hour x 12 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 12 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Online (Online lecture) 1 hour x 12 weeks
Online (Online activities) 2 hours x 12 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
Critical analysis 1800 words 40% N/A
Group project 2700 words 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Critical analysis 1800 words 40% N/A
Group project 2700 words 60% 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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