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ED5301 - Maximising Learning for Students

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: Teaching & Learning Development

Available to Graduate Certificate of Education and other Masters students.

This subject explores a range of teaching and learning approaches for improving student learning outcomes through subject and course design. These include assessment design, problem-based learning, work integrated learning, reflective practice and resource-based learning in contemporary face-to-face and flexible learning environments. A focus is on student-centred learning in response to changing institutional contexts. Assessment in this subject, as for all subjects in the Graduate Certificate of Education, will be graded as satisfactory or unsatisfactory.

Learning Outcomes

  • identify and examine processes and learning frameworks used in the design and development of course content for face-to-face and flexible learning;
  • analyse and apply effective educational design, including use of education technologies, within a context of commitment to quality learning experiences and outcomes for learners in tertiary education settings.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think laterally and be original;
  • The ability to conceptualise problems;
  • The ability to conceptualise and evaluate a range of potential solutions to relevant problems;
  • The ability to encompass and use methods and conceptual advances in areas of knowledge cognate to their central area(s) of expertise;
  • The potential to lead and contribute to projects effectively and efficiently.
Prerequisites: ED5300

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 2, Limited
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Non-standard start/end 09-Jul-2012 to 16-Nov-2012
Face to face teaching 09-Jul-2012 to 11-Jul-2012 (9 - 11 July intensive plus online participation)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Cecily Knight
Workload expectations:
  • 23 hours - face-to-face plus online participation
Assessment: subject/course design project (60%); e-learning development (40%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 25, Limited
Census Date 21-Jun-2012
Face to face teaching (3-day intensive in April 2012 (by negotiation) plus online participation)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Cecily Knight
Workload expectations:
  • 23 hours - face-to-face plus online participation
Assessment: e-learning development (40%); subject/course design project (60%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 55, Limited
Census Date 21-Jun-2012
Face to face teaching (3-day intensive during June 11 - 18, 2012 plus online participation)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Cecily Knight
Workload expectations:
  • 23 hours - face-to-face plus online participation
Assessment: e-learning development (40%); subject/course design project (60%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Limited
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Non-standard start/end 18-Jul-2012 to 16-Nov-2012
Face to face teaching 18-Jul-2012 to 20-Jul-2012 (18 - 20 July intensive plus online participation)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Cecily Knight
Workload expectations:
  • 23 hours - Face-to-face plus online participation
Assessment: subject/course design project (60%); e-learning development (40%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.