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Unit of Study TCH20002 - Children, Families and Communities (2019)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    7

  • Level of learning

    Intermediate

  • 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:

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 examine the historical construction of childhood and families
2 discuss and compare contemporary constructions of childhood and families, including those pertaining to Indigenous childhoods
3 use research and theory to explain the diverse range of issues affecting children, families and communities
4 critically analyse of key social and educational policies and their impact upon service provision for children and families
5 critically analyse texts, images, and songs in terms of the construction of childhood, and families

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

  1. examine the historical construction of childhood and families
    • GA1:
    • GA5:
    • GA7:
  2. discuss and compare contemporary constructions of childhood and families, including those pertaining to Indigenous childhoods
    • GA1:
    • GA5:
    • GA7:
  3. use research and theory to explain the diverse range of issues affecting children, families and communities
    • GA1:
    • GA5:
    • GA7:
  4. critically analyse of key social and educational policies and their impact upon service provision for children and families
    • GA1:
    • GA5:
    • GA7:
  5. critically analyse texts, images, and songs in terms of the construction of childhood, and families
    • GA1:
    • GA5:
    • GA7:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.