EDLT115 Learners and Learning

Updated: 10 April 2019
Credit Points 6
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 1 Online
Armidale Trimester 1 On Campus
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is no supervised examination.
Pre-requisites None
Co-requisites None
Restrictions EDLT111
Notes None
Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) Huy Phan (hphan2@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

This unit introduces students to a number of educational psychology and learning theories, pertaining to learners' development (eg cognition), the processes of learning, and teaching of learners. There is also a focus on understanding the application of educational psychology and learning theories, and the development of practical skills associated with teaching and learning.

Materials Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. analyse how key concepts of educational psychology theories, including child development (physical and cognitive), relate to positive educational outcomes;
  2. justify e-portfolio artefacts in terms of Graduate Teacher Standards and reflect in terms of the Quality Teaching model;
  3. integrate educational psychology theories into their personal philosophy of education and use judgement to apply it in diverse classroom situations;
  4. with initiative and judgement facilitate a discussion (online or face-to-face) to identify and explore key teaching and learning concepts;
  5. responsibly self- and peer-assess contributions to team activities; and
  6. demonstrate a capacity to work collaboratively and effectively in an ICT environment.