EEP423 Constructing Effective Learning Environments for Adults (8)

This subject develops the students’ understanding of their role as a manager of the learning setting and the importance of creating a motivating learning environment. This involves recognising the impact of the teacher and the importance of relationships within the learning setting. This subject addresses learning management issues and develops critical thinking around the theory and practice of the management of different adult and vocational learning contexts.

Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
HD/FL
Duration
One session
School
School of Education
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • recognise and understand the relevance of a wide variety of theoretical models and approaches to the management of learners and the learning environment, and reflect on their application;
  • understand key policy documents and resources that assist teachers to create effective adult and vocational learning environments;
  • apply theory and practice to group and individual learning management situations; and
  • apply a variety of effective teaching and learning strategies in the management of different adult and vocational learning contexts.
Syllabus
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES OF LEARNING MANAGEMENT
  • Social, physical, emotional and developmental theories and characteristics relating to adult and vocation education setting
  • Approaches to learning management and discipline taking into account cultural, social, ethnic and religious diversity of students
  • LEARNING MANAGEMENT POLICIES CONSIDERING APPROPRIATE LEVELS OF CULTURAL, SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Examining learning management policy and legislation
  • Proactive and reactive approaches to managing adult learners
  • Practical strategies for managing diverse learners
  • INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS
  • Goal setting with students, questioning and listening
  • Instructional strategies for effective teaching in difficult settings/situations
  • Identify and address bullying
  • EFFECTIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING STRATEGIES
  • Develop effective strategies for the inclusion of Indigenous students in the educational life of classrooms and schools
  • Develop effective strategies for teaching in a range of learning areas and settings
Contact
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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