EDUC30074 Education, Politics and Social Movements
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2017:
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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CoordinatorDr Jessica Gerrard, Ms Sophie Rudolph
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject explores how education has been utilised for social and policy change through social movements in Australia and internationally. Students will have the opportunity to investigate a range of international and national examples of social and political movements that connect to education in different ways - from campaigns for justice, to equality, feminism, Indigenous self-determination and queer rights. They will examine educational, historical and sociological issues related to power, politics, justice and freedom. This subject will equip students with the knowledge and skills to critically analyse policy reform so as to understand the relationship between history, education, and social movements.
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On completion of this subject students should be able to:
Hurdle requirement: Minimum of 80% attendance at all scheduled lectures, tutorials, seminars and workshops.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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This subject will assist students to develop the following set of transferable skills:
|Youth, Citizenship and Identity |