Learning Area: Society & Environment 1

Subject 476-107 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 1 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A total of 36 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
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 examines aspects of our knowledge of society and the environment and how we can assist children to develop key understandings, skills and values in these fields. Topics include class; culture; ethnicity and race; the changing nature of work; the impact of technology; media and communication; continuity and the nature and process of social and cultural change; ecologically sustainable development; resource management and conservation; and place and space.

Assessment: Essays and assignments totalling 4000 words.
Prescribed Texts: Prescribed Texts:A book of readings will be available at the start of the ����������������subject.
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills:

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Participation in workshops and class presentations is a requirement of this subject.

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Education (Primary)

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