Courses & Units

Education for Sustainability Across the Curriculum ESP221

Launceston

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Introduction

Twenty first century education must meet the learning needs of communities and help to address twenty first century issues. As recognized by UNESCO and the new Australian Curriculum, education for sustainability is an important part of this process. Consequently, this unit will provide students with a broad introduction to education for sustainability. Initially, this unit explores social, economic, and environmental sustainability issues which impact both Australian and global contexts. Second, theoretical perspectives related to sustainability and education for sustainability will be introduced and examined. Finally, the place of sustainability as a cross-curricular priority in the Australian Curriculum will be explored along with implications for various learning areas.

Summary

Unit name Education for Sustainability Across the Curriculum
Unit code ESP221
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Education
Discipline School of Education
Coordinator

Leah Page

Teaching staff

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

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On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2017: $1,131.00 2017: $2,512.00 050999

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online Lectures, 1 x 2 hr Tutorial (13 weeks)

Assessment

AT1: Ecological Calculation and Critque (30%);  AT2: 2 x Online Quizzes (20%),  AT3: Digital Media Learning Journal & Reflection (50%)

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Textbooks

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