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EDF3806

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedNot offered in 2010
Coordinator(s)Mr D Anderson

Synopsis

This unit will provide students with opportunities to reflect critically and creatively on the future directions of adult learning and development. Contemporary conceptual frameworks for reshaping adult learning and development will be examined. Students will analyse the potential implications of current developments and emerging trends for adult educators, and will develop an appreciation of strategies for participating in, facilitating and influencing change processes.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this unit, students should have:

  • developed an understanding of the rapidly changing environment for adult learning and development and of emerging trends and their implications for adult educators;
  • a knowledge of relevant core concepts;
  • a critical awareness of possible and alternative future directions for the development of adult learning and development and an appreciation of strategies for participating in, facilitating and influencing change processes in relation to adult learning and development.

Assessment

Assignment 1: Class presentation (1,000 word equivalence) 25%; Assignment 2: Major report (3,000 words) 75%

Chief examiner(s)

Mr Damon Anderson

Contact hours

2 hours per week