Courses & Units

Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable Future ESP344

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.


Effective teaching and learning experiences are essential for students to develop the skills, knowledge, and attitudes to take action for a sustainable future. Therefore, this unit focuses on teaching and learning strategies relevant to sustainability education. It will enable students to develop a greater level of sustainability pedagogical content knowledge, and help in the development of teaching and learning resources relevant to sustainability issues, actions, and pedagogies. This unit also extends students capabilities through getting them to work collaboratively on an action learning project which seeks to address a specific sustainability issue in their local context.


Unit name Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable Future
Unit code ESP344
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Teaching staff

Ian Ayre

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


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2 050999

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Teaching Pattern

1 x 1 hr Lecture (13 weeks), 1 x 2 hr Tutorial (13 weeks)


Task 1: Inquiry Learning blog (40%). Task 2: Action Research project (60%).

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