This unit can be taken as an elective in Education courses. It is not available as an elective in some other courses. Please check with your Faculty prior to enrolling in this unit.
This unit aims to develop understandings about the cross-curricular perspective of Global Education, concerned with the following possible concept areas - identity and cultural diversity; social justice and human rights; peace building and conflict resolution; sustainable futures and interdependence and globalisation. Participants will first determine the characteristics of a global citizen and next explore case studies in selected areas in order to develop their own understandings and how these ideals can be introduced into the classroom. The unit also explores how associated concepts can be developed into teaching and learning sequences for educational contexts. Participants will explore a range of quality teaching and learning materials.
|Unit name||Thinking Globally|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Education
School of Education
|Discipline||School of Education|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Spring school (extended)||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified. Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*: the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.
*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (extended)||30/10/2017||23/11/2017||22/12/2017||13/2/2018|
* 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 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October the previous year.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2016: $782.00||2016: $1,857.00||070101|
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.
Online students: fully online with weekly readings and activities.
Short Responses/ Essay (55%) Learning Sequence Plan (45%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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