There are no required texts for this Unit.
Learning content for this Unit will be delivered in weekly, three hour seminars, by a range of academics who are experts in their field. The format of these seminars will vary.
The seminars are intended to promote engagement in scholarly debate and critique about the provision of education (either historical or contemporary) from a range of disciplinary perspectives.
Students are required to participate virtually in these seminars via Zoom. Links will be provided in I-Learn.
Students are expected to actively participate in seminars as well as engage in significant self- guided investigation on a topic of their choosing related to the provision of education from birth to adulthood.
Access to iLearn and ICT skills
This unit has a full web presence through iLearn. The iLearn page will provide students with additional readings, links and materials. Lectures will also be available through Echo in iLearn from the following website link: http://ilearn.mq.edu.au
This unit requires students to use several ICT and software skills:
Students will need regular access to a computer and skills in word processing, visual representations, and document formatting: You are required to use an appropriate form of software to present your assessments
Internet access: The iLearn site contains materials for this unit; it is also required for the online Turnitin submission of Assessment Tasks 1 & 3.
Weekly access to iLearn is compulsory for all students. Important assessment information will be posted here, as will other relevant unit notices and materials, including a reading template and guide to lecture note taking to assist your studies. Various activities and materials for discussion and critical reflection are included and students are encouraged to use electronic links and suggested references. Please check the iLearn unit regularly.
Information for students about access to the online component of this unit is available at ilearn.m q.edu.au/login/MQ/. You will need to enter your student username and password.
Assistance is available from IT Helpdesk ph: 1800 67 4357, or log a request at help.mq.edu.au. OneHelp is the online IT support service for students.
Please do NOT contact the Unit Convenor regarding iLearn technical help. No extensions will be given for any technical issues. Allow enough time for your submissions.