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Unit of Study EDU71002 - Foundations for Education (2020)

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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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate an understanding of foundational educational concepts, contexts and issues.
2 demonstrate ability to reflect on and critique educational theories and practices.
3 demonstrate an ability to identify and analyse education practices.
4 demonstrate an ability to reflect on personal assumptions and beliefs about the nature and purpose of education.

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

  1. demonstrate an understanding of foundational educational concepts, contexts and issues.
    • GA3:
  2. demonstrate ability to reflect on and critique educational theories and practices.
    • GA3:
    • GA7:
  3. demonstrate an ability to identify and analyse education practices.
    • GA2:
    • GA3:
    • GA7:
  4. demonstrate an ability to reflect on personal assumptions and beliefs about the nature and purpose of education.
    • GA2:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.