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Unit of Study EDU01029 - Adult Learning (2020)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    PG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    8

  • Level of learning

    Introductory

  • Former School/College


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

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GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate an understanding of the general issues involved in developing theories of learning
2 examine theories of adult learning and development
3 identify and assess the characteristics of the adult learner
4 identify and assess the characteristics of the adult learning situation
5 evaluate critical features of their workplace as a learning environment
6 demonstrate an appreciation of the major issues involved in applying adult learning theory to program design and delivery.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of the general issues involved in developing theories of learning
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  2. examine theories of adult learning and development
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  3. identify and assess the characteristics of the adult learner
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  4. identify and assess the characteristics of the adult learning situation
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  5. evaluate critical features of their workplace as a learning environment
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  6. demonstrate an appreciation of the major issues involved in applying adult learning theory to program design and delivery.
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
    • GA6: