Courses & Units

Theories of Learning and Teaching EAL110

Hobart

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Introduction

This unit introduces you to educational psychology and the theories of learning, relating them to contemporary teaching practices. As a result of studying this unit, you will understand why contemporary teaching practice is focused on learning rather than just educational delivery or training, and be able to incorporate this knowledge into your teaching and learning strategies. Various approaches to learning and teaching will be studied, and contextualised within a lesson plan that reflects your own beliefs and values about learning and teaching. This unit will inform and improve your knowledge of foundational and contemporary theories and practices in teaching and learning.

Summary

Unit name Theories of Learning and Teaching
Unit code EAL110
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator Doctor Nadia Ollington
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Introductory

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • analyse major theories of learning as they apply to the learner.
  • plan teaching strategies that respond to the relationship between learning theory and the characteristics of learners.
  • articulate your own learning and teaching philosophy, values and beliefs.
  • apply professional and academic skills to communicate and transfer knowledge to an intended audience.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
070109 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,108.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

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Textbooks

Required

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