* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
This unit introduces students to educational psychology and the theories of learning, relating them to contemporary teaching practices. As a result of studying this unit, students will understand why contemporary teaching practice is focused on learning rather than just educational delivery or training, and be able to incorporate this knowledge into their teaching and learning strategies. Various approaches to learning and teaching will be studied, and their implications for curriculum development will be examined. This unit will inform and improve students‟ knowledge of foundational and contemporary theories and practices in teaching and learning.
Reflective Statement: 40% Learning and Teaching Philosophy: 60%
TEACHING PATTERN: Fully Online, with non-compulsory on campus study sessions and workplace training. Weekly readings and activities, supported by on-line content and discussion opportunities.
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Fully online - L,H,W,I,N,O This unit is taught entirely online
Resource supported teaching & learning - L,H,W,I,N,O Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options
INTERNATIONALISATION This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.