Educating Adolescents: Diversity and Inclusion
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- 01 Jun 2020
- 30 Nov 2020
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- recall, comprehend and analyse knowledge regarding adolescent diversity and inclusion
- examine and evaluate current international, national and local thinking and practice relating to adolescent diversity and inclusion.
- develop knowledge regarding adolescent diversity and inclusion in relation to Australian secondary education settings.
- think creatively about a specific issue relevant to adolescent inclusion in order to generate teaching strategies.
- Australian adolescents: Physical development
- Australian adolescents: Social and emotional development
- Australian adolescents: Developing an identity
- The five elements of successful inclusion
- Sub-cultures and the need to belong
- Bullying (including online)
- Mental health (suicide)
- Drug use
- Learning disabilities
- Autism spectrum disorder
- Cultural diversity
- Gifted and talented students
- Indigenous adolescents
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No special requirements
The focus of this subject is on building on previous knowledge to further understand the characteristics of adolescent development that impact teaching and learning in a classroom setting. This examination will lead to the development of pedagogical strategies designed to maximise the outcomes of a diverse range of adolescent learners. On completion of this subject students will have developed a portfolio of practical strategies and professional resources upon which to draw when they are educating adolescents.
Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.
Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.
- Annotated bibliography (50%)
- Strategy document (50%)
Textbooks are not required.
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.