Applied learning is an approach that contextualizes learning in a way to empower and motivate students, whilst developing the key skills and knowledge required for employment, further education, and active learner participation in their communities. It involves students and educators in partnerships and connections with individuals and organisations outside of the traditional learning environment, and recognizes that there may be multiple pathways to the desired learning goals. This unit will identify applied teaching and learning strategies (e.g. case studies, problem-based learning etc,) and explore their theoretical underpinnings and ways of thinking, being and doing required for effective learning. In this unit, students will utilize the applied learning principles to scrutinize their own educational situation, propose alternative teaching and learning approaches, and subject these proposals to unit peers for critical feedback. A presentation to peers and work colleagues will provide the opportunity to both demonstrate learning and understanding, and share new perspectives on educational practice in an authentic setting.
|Unit name||Foundations of Applied Learning|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Dr John Kertesz
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,108.00||079999|
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AT1: Implementing applied learning within discipline (50%); AT2: Applied learning presentation (50%)
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