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EDSE5010 - Meeting the Needs of Cultural Diversity
Faculty of Education and Social Work - 12 credit points
HECS Band seven
Domestic Fee: $7,800
International Fee: $8,820
EFTSL: 0.250000000
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Department: Faculty of Education and Social Work
Offered session(s): 2
Corequisites: EDSE5008
Prerequisites: 144 credit points including 108 credit points of Education
Teacher/Coordinator: Ms Kate Keeley

Classes: 1x2-hr lecture/wk for 9wks, 1x4-hr seminar/wk for 9wks, 1x6-hr excursion, 2x6-hr school visits

Assessment: in-class project (36%) and essay (25%) and group project (25%) and in-school project (14%)

This unit of study will focus on a range of culturally specific teaching and learning strategies aimed at increasing the ability of students to engage and motivate school students from diverse cultures, including Aboriginal culture. The unit will involve exploring some of the major issues confronting teachers, schools, communities and involve interaction with appropriate communities as a precursor to working with school students in a range of culturally appropriate settings. The unit will involve working with resource staff from the Faculty's partnership regions and schools.
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