units

EDF3806

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 Damon 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.

Outcomes

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

  1. show an understanding of the rapidly changing environment for adult learning and development and of emerging trends and their implications for adult educators
  2. demonstrate a knowledge of relevant core concepts
  3. demonstrate 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

Class presentation (1000 words equivalent, 25%)
Major report (3000 words, 75%)

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 24 hours per semester comprising:

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

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

(b.) Additional requirements

  • independent study to make up the minimum required hours per week

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