Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century

EDU10006 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online, Wantirna Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • On-campus: 24 hours Face to face Swinburne online - Nil

2020 teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

Dates:
2 Nov 20 - 7 Feb 21

Results:
2 Mar 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Nov 20

Census:
27 Nov 20


Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisites

Nil

Aims and objectives

This unit defines Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century and describe some of the key factors including impact and adaption to globalisation, technological, social and ecological change. The students will have opportunities to explore world issues and identify ethical debates associated with the lives of children in local and global settings. They will also analyse research and its impact on policy and practices.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1.Define Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century and describe some of the key factors including impact and adaption to globalisation, technological, social and ecological change
2.Respond to world issues through the teaching and learning program
3.Compare the differences and similarities of local and global childhoods and how policies, programs and policing govern childhoods
4. Examine the notion of the global child and childhoods as both political and politicized
5. Describe and evaluate current debates in contemporary society impacting on children’s experiences of early childhood including social media, use of technology, transition to school, competency frameworks, advocacy and voice
6. Identify ethical issues associated with digital technologies
7. Critique of research on and about children and childhoods and how it informs policy and practice
 

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BA-EDUEC Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)
BA-EDUEC2 Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)
BA-EDUPRI Bachelor of Education (Primary)
DP-EDU Diploma of Education Studies
BA-EDU Bachelor of Education
BA-EDUPRI1 Bachelor of Education (Primary)
AB-EDU Associate Degree of Education