units

EDF2811

Faculty of Education

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedClayton Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr John Pardy

Synopsis

This unit explores conceptual and practical issues relating to 'difference' and socio-cultural diversity among adult learners in workplace and community settings. Students will examine policies and strategies for recognising and accommodating difference in the design and delivery of adult education and training programs.

Outcomes

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

  1. understand how 'difference' has been conceptualised in relation to adult learning and development
  2. appreciate how social, cultural and other differences interact with and shape processes of adult learning and development
  3. recognise the implications of difference among adult learners for program design and delivery
  4. acquire skills and strategies for working with difference among adult learners in workplace and community settings.

Assessment

Reading review (1500 words, 40%)
Final report (2500 words, 60%)

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 144 hours per semester comprising:

(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:

  • 18 contact hours and 6 hours of online activity per semester

(b.) Additional requirements

  • 10 hours of independent study per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Prohibitions

EDF3803