Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 1-hour lecture and 1 2-hour seminar each week |
Total Time Commitment:
120 hours total commitment. Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs/online classes) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.
|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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
Education Student Centre
234 Queensberry Street
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject will lead students to increase their understanding of various ways of knowing and learning while developing personal theories of learning and its enhancement. This will be achieved through exploration of various theoretical perspectives combined with practical application. Theoretical perspectives covered include those of Plato, Locke, Piaget, Skinner, Dewey, Vygotsky and others. Practical application will involve supported experience of tutoring others.
The aim of this subject is to lead students to increase their understanding of learning and how to support their own learning and that of others. Students will :
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Phillips, D. C., & Soltis, J. F. (2009). Perspectives on Learning (5 th edn). New York: Teachers College Press.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students will be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://education.unimelb.edu.au/study_with_us/breadth/knowledge_and_learning#understanding|
Knowledge and Learning |
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Knowing and Learning |
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