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Psychology of Learning and Teaching - EDUF3029

Year - 2018

This unit of study examines research on information processing and the design of instructional materials and activities which have significant implications for enhancing learning outcomes. Online activities (approximately one hour/week) will complement face-to-face classes. In addition to lectures, students present the results of their collaborative self-directed research in a series of presentations held in the last two weeks of the unit of study. At the completion of the unit students should be able to analyse, synthesise, and draw conclusions from theory and research, derive educational implications and applications for an educational level (e.g. primary, secondary), demonstrate the skills involved in collaborative and self-directed learning, and demonstrate competence in oral and written communication skills.

Classes
2x1-hr lectures/wk for 9wks, 1x1-hr tutorial/wk for 9wks

Assessment
take home exam (30%) and 2000wd essay (40%) and group poster presentation (20%) with peer evaluations (10%)

Pre-requisites

42 credit points of units, and EDUF2006

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Associate Professor Paul Ginns
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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