Pre-requisites

ED920.506 Developmental Learning and Pedagogies
ED921.506 Ecology and Management of Learning Environments

Co-requisites

None.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

This unit examines the various stages of adolescent development and the factors that hinder or support this development. It also examines the many challenges and issues facing adolescents today. The unit will also examine how different perspectives and worldviews of development influences the meaning and response to adolescence. Attention will be given to various cultural differences particularly focussing on the understanding of human development from a Indigenous perspective. Particular emphasis will also be given to asking what does a Christian perspective of life contribute to understanding and responding to this stage of life. It also examines schools and classroom strategies that are best practice for supporting students through these stage of development and links them to learning theory and investigates best learning strategies for adolescence.

Topics

Teaching Strategies


Unit offerings

Face to face: Semester 2, 2019

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.