Engages students with relevant learning theories and educational strategies as they apply to community education. Explores the various educational roles as they relate to community educational needs.
Topic 1 The concept of community and learning communities
Topic 2 Community development and community education
Topic 3 Theoretical underpinnings
Topic 4 Learning and educational approaches within communities
Topic 5 Social action and community education
Topic 6 Community learning practice
Topic 7 The evaluation process within community education
Topic 8 Conclusion
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||identify a specific hazards in a community amenable to community education||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||discuss the application of theories of adult learning and educational approaches as they apply to learning communities||Lifelong learning|
|3||critically analyse disaster communication and community education||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||critically reflect on the strategies and evaluation processes for community education and disaster communication||Lifelong learning|
|5||prepare a community communication strategy and educational program or campaign related to hazards and disasters.||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
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Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning 2 hours (12 weeks)|
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