Innovation for Education

EDU80018 12 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 24 hours

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20

Last withdraw without fail:
18 Sep 20


Aims and objectives

The focus of this unit is on developing the pre-service teacher’s capacity to critically evaluate innovative approaches to teaching and learning. Underpinning this unit is the Design Thinking Methodology where pre-service teachers will implement a creative approach to contemporary innovative practices for teaching and learning using an inquiry model. Pre-service teachers will develop strategies for critical evaluation of a diverse range of approaches towards innovation and current practice. Pre-service teachers will integrate their knowledge to engage in a Problem Based approach to design, as well as creating and critically evaluating innovations in the education arena.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Critically examine contemporary teaching practice.
2. Identify, investigate and critically evaluate innovative approaches to curriculum, classroom practice and learning environments.
3. Critically examine innovative practice using a range of contemporary theories.
4. Critically evaluate innovative approaches within their specific discipline area.

Courses with unit

BA-EDUSEC Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
BB-EDSBUS Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Business
BB-EDSSC Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Science
BB-EDSART Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts
BB-EDSART1 Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts