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EDF2321

Faculty of Education

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedPeninsula First semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Corine Rivalland

Synopsis

In this unit students will extend their understanding of theoretical perspectives relating to difference, and consider implications this has for themselves, learners and families within a variety of educational and institutional settings. They will develop understandings of, and professional skills in, engaging with diverse learners and families, irrespective of circumstances.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. continue to develop a professional language to identify and support their beliefs about social difference;
  2. develop, enact, and evaluate various pedagogical approaches to engaging with diversity;
  3. demonstrate confidence, sensitivity, professional skill in, and commitment to, engaging equitably with diverse learners and families;
  4. demonstrate skill in engaging with diverse learners and families that maximise learning opportunities for all learners, regardless of circumstances, and
  5. consider their own positioning in relation to diversity and how this impacts learners and families through reflexivity.

Assessment

Assessment Task 1: Reflexive paper - part 1(2,000 word equivalent, 50%)
Assessment Task 2: Reflexive paper - part 2 (2,000 word equivalent, 50%)

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

3 contact hours per week, 9 hours private study including readings, completion of set tasks and self-directed learning.