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Education, Teachers and Teaching - EDUF1018

This unit of study is the first of five core units that make up the program Education I-IV. It provides an introduction to key issues in education, including the complexity of teachers' work, the contested nature of the curriculum, and how formal learning functions in society. Equity and social justice are key themes that are examined by drawing upon knowledge in the sociology of education, cultural studies, curriculum theory, and educational research. Within this unit, students are also mentored by more experienced students during their first semester transition to the university. At the conclusion of the unit students should have developed and demonstrated a critical understanding of education, teachers and teaching.

36 hours face-to-face, 1x1-hr mentoring seminar/wk for 4 wks

2000wd critical reflections on lectures (40%), 1800wd essay (40%), seminar presentation (20%)




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Associate Professor Debra Hayes and Dr Victoria Rawlings
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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