Means of facilitating classroom learning; conditions that foster learning; learning structures; resources; partnerships in learning.
How can you help people learn?
Learning does not just take place inside a classroom. In this paper you will learn how to create the conditions to help people learn, how to structure learning, and how to develop partnerships for learning. This paper is relevant for a wide range of disciplines. Students from other areas of the University have enjoyed success in this paper (e.g. social workers, fitness trainers, sports coaches, and music tutors).
About this paper
|Paper title||Making Learning Happen|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2023 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD )||$955.05|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- EDUC 101 or EDUC 102 or 108 points
- EDUC 257
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- With approval, students who have passed EDUC105 prior to 2017 may be admitted without the normal prerequisite.
- Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Kate Rice
Edwards, C. H. & Watts, V. (2008). Classroom discipline and management: An Australasian perspective (2nd ed.). Milton, Queensland: John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd. (Available on close reserve at the Robertson Library.)
Other readings available through eReserve.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will be able to:
- Identify physical, emotional and intellectual features of environments that facilitate effective learning and develop a range of strategies and procedures to construct such environments
- Analyse critically the appropriateness of a range of models of classroom management within a contemporary framework of teaching and learning
- Articulate and defend the personal theories, beliefs and thinking that guide their own approaches to learning and engage in critical discourse on their own and others' practices
- Demonstrate their understanding of current classroom learning issues within a New Zealand context
- Demonstrate their ability to communicate effectively in writing in an appropriate academic style and standard