Alternative Education Models

La Trobe University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Alternative Education Models

  • Host University

    La Trobe University

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    EDU2EOE or co-ordinators approval

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    In this subject students investigate, become knowledgeable about, and become empowered to deliver and assess, the various alternative learning models in Victoria in a variety of settings. Students also investigate design principles and how to utilise a range of technologies to enhance learning in alternative settings. Students consider various applied learning alternatives (VCAL, VET, SBAs), and their power and implementation in different educational settings including: secondary schools, alternative schools eg Community Learning Houses/Networks, and TAFE.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.