Course Title: Young People and Society

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5001

Course Title: Young People and Society

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 70.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Bundoora Campus


365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Distance / Correspondence

Term1 2012

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit is designed to help the student understand some of the theoretical background issues of youth development work so they can relate what they are doing

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Learning Outcomes

The students will study the topics of
1.  Ways of seeing young people
2.  Adolescence
3.  Young people and the family
4.  Young people and social issues

Overview of Assessment

Learning Journal