Undergraduate | UNE-EDCX313 | 2024
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About this subject
Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- identify learning needs and effective pedagogies for teaching in particular Aboriginal and cross-cultural contexts (GTSD 1.4.1, 2.4.1, 3.1.1, 4.1.1);
- analyse and demonstrate, with regard to historical and cultural contexts, and safety and wellbeing, classroom strategies, curriculum, resource and policy options for Aboriginal education (GTSD 1.4.1, 2.4.1, 4.1.1, 4.4.1, 7.2.1);
- identify a range of possible teaching-learning relationships and school-community dynamics (rural and urban) and consider their relevance for Aboriginal Education (GTSD 1.4.1, 2.4.1, 7.4.1); and
- understand their social and cultural position in teaching and consider the effects of this in responding to challenging educational contexts (GTSD 1.4.1, 2.4.1, 3.1.1).
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
Gain the knowledge and skills you need to teach in Aboriginal and cross-cultural educational contexts. This comprehensive subject allows you to develop your own awareness and critical thinking skills by exploring the legacies of colonisation and racism in Australia and examining current legislation, policies and strategies that seek to redress their effects. You will develop an understanding of complex issues of power and authority in teaching-learning relationships, school-community dynamics, lesson planning and implementation, and linguistic and cultural diversity as Aboriginal education continues to evolve. Using multimedia texts and interactive seminars, you will refine, analyse and demonstrate your knowledge and skills in Aboriginal Education.
Assessment 1A Structured Essay: 1200 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 2, 3;
Assessment 1B Seminar preparation or presentation: 800 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4;
Assessment 2 Structured Essay: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4.
- Assessment 1A - Structured Essay (30%)
- Assessment 1B - Seminar preparation or presentation (20%)
- Assessment 2 - Structured Essay (50%)
For textbook details check your university's handbook, website or learning management system (LMS).
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To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- UNE-SPE-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Special and Inclusive Education (Primary)
Candidature in the Bachelor of Special and Inclusive Education Primary.
To enrol in this subject you will need to pass the Prerequisite/s. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not pass the prerequisite subject/s.
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses