Not available in 2013
Previously offered in 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Extends students' understandings of the contexts in which teaching and learning occurs. It develops students' critical understandings of the ways in which social and cultural contexts shape the structures and features of education and schooling.
|Objectives||As a result of this course, students will be expected to demonstrate:
1. Understanding of the structures of education and schooling;
2. Understanding of competing perspectives on education and schooling;
3. Understanding of the politics of schooling;
3. Understanding of the social constructions of knowledge;
4. Understanding of issues relating to social justice and schooling;
5. Ability to analyse future directions in schooling.
6. an understanding of pedagogical principles and practices that reflect specific interaction of structural, sociocultural, historical and biographical contexts
|Content||Political, ideological, philosophical, historical, biographical and ethical contexts of the teacher?s work.
Competing perspectives in education and schooling
Critical perspectives on educational policy documentation
Future perspectives on schooling
CALD perspectives in education
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term