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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)Dr A Clemans


Adult education theories, practices and approaches related to adult learning and development in workplace, community and TAFE contexts. Exploration of theories and concepts in adult education and the application of an approach to designing learning activities for adults.


Upon successful completion of this unit, participants will have examined and compared a range of theories in adult education and training. The implications of these theories in learning contexts will be evaluated. A critical understanding of the policy contexts shaping adult and vocational education and training will have developed. Participants will have considered and applied an approach to designing effective learning for adults.


Critical review (4000 words):50%
Assignment (4000 words): 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Allie Clemans

Contact hours

3 hours per week