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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||482-124 Workplace Learning Environments|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject studies social and cultural constructions of diversity in the globalising workplace, including alternative definitions of access and equity in education and training; cross-cultural training and productivity outcomes; and the development of contextually-sensitive training and learning strategies to address diversity. Theoretical underpinnings of interpersonal communication are explored and connected to workplace learning practices.
|Assessment:||Assignments totalling 4000 words or equivalent.|
|Prescribed Texts:||Prescribed Texts:A book of readings will be available.Productive Diversity: A New Australian Model for Work and Management (B Cope and M Kalantzis (1997)), Pluto Press, Sydney|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Information Not Available
Bachelor of Learning Development and Training |
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