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EDSU112 Childhood and Cultural Enrichment

Examines the richness of cultural diversity within an educational context.

Students explore their own culture and heritage and interact with international students from a variety of ethnic backgrounds. Practical solutions to enhance the cultural and educational experiences for children at centres and primary schools are examined. Global issues facing refugees and migrants will be identified and explored within seminar presentations.

Paper title Childhood and Cultural Enrichment
Paper code EDSU112
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $829.65
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,656.70

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Restriction
EDUO 284
Teaching staff
Raylene Galvin
Paper Structure
This paper examines students' own cultures and the impact cultural diversity has on everyday experiences. Interactions with people from different ethnic backgrounds provides an opportunity to explore diversity first-hand. Speakers address aspects about supporting diverse students within a multicultural classroom/centre. The experiences of refugees and migrants are explored.
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
The course outline for the paper includes selected readings and websites that students will be expected to investigate.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Cultural understanding.
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Learning Outcomes
  • Define and analyse students' own individual cultural perspectives
  • Explore and analyse the global and local issues faced by the range of cultures found among the migrant and refugee communities of Dunedin
  • Interact with people from Dunedin's multi-ethnic community and identify the needs and aspirations of children and their families
Eligibility
Available to all students, particularly those interested in cultural diversity.

Enrolments for this paper are limited and require departmental permission.
View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Contact
raylene.galvin@otago.ac.nz

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Timetable

Not offered in 2018

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard