Learning and Teaching

Build your knowledge understandings and skills of how to facilitate student learning

Learning to become a well-informed, scholar teacher is a career-long enterprise. Join us as you start your journey, to develop a solid foundation in the fundamental principles of effective teaching and learning. We provide units at undergraduate and postgraduate levels for students studying on and off campus. A friendly approachable staff of experienced teachers, we strive to model the research-informed approaches we would like to see in schools both in our face-to-face and online teaching. Our units of study explicitly prepare you with knowledge and skills to teach the Australian Curriculum across all Australian states, and beyond.

Our learning and teaching units will help you to:

  • understand how learners learn and how to facilitate their learning
  • explore a range of learning theories
  • understand the best research-informed teaching strategies and how to apply them
  • meet the needs of a diverse range of learners
  • understand that learners progress at different rates and how to differentiate the curriculum accordingly
  • identify and cater for the specific learning needs of highly able students including underachievers
  • plan for quality learning and teaching
  • build upon your previous knowledge and experiences to improve your scholarship
  • plan and implement robust formative and summative assessment practices
  • apply cutting-edge technologies to facilitate learning and teaching
  • utilise feedback as an effective instructional strategy
  • take responsibility to become the best teacher you can be
  • prepare you to work in diverse contexts – urban, rural and remote
  • and to teach within a range of circumstances – permanent, temporary and casual teaching

Our Units of Study

Learning and Teaching units of study (EDLT prefix) are offered in undergraduate and postgraduate awards.

EDLT115

Learners and Learning

EDLT116

Learners and Teaching

EDLT125

Evidence Based Learning and Teaching 1

EDLT217

Planning and Assessment for Learning

EDLT219

Planning and Assessment for Learning: PrEx 20 days

EDLT225

Evidence Based Learning and Teaching 2

EDLT301

Planning for Effective Learning: PrEx 15 days

EDLT302

Planning for Effective Learning: PrEx 20 days

EDLT320

Differentiation for Talent Development

EDLT321

Talent Development in Mixed-ability Classes

EDLT371

Rural and Urban Mixed-grade Teaching

EDLT390

Advanced Learning Theory 1

EDLT400

Planning for Effective Learning

EDLT493

The Graduate Teacher

EDLT500

Planning for Effective Learning

EDLT573

Creative Thinking and Problem Solving

EDLT581

Education of the Gifted and Talented

EDLT582

Social and Cultural Aspects of Giftedness and Talent

EDLT584

Issues in Talent Development

EDLT588

Internet Learning for Gifted and Talented Children

Our Courses.......

Master of Education
Master of Teaching (Primary)

Master of Teaching (Secondary)

Master of Training and Development

Graduate Certificate in Education Studies

Team members.......

Michelle Bannister-Tyrrell
Jennifer Charteris
Linley Cornish
Kathy Jenkins
Marguerite Jones
Charles Kivunja
Huy Phan