Courses & Units

Teacher Inquiry and Scholarship EMT698

Hobart

Note:

EMT698 is the capstone unit. This unit draws together all of your program learning and should be studied in your final Semester 2 of your Master of Teaching. When enrolling in this unit, please ensure that you have either enrolled in or successfully completed all other requirements for Year 2, Semester 2 study.

Introduction

This capstone unit provides an opportunity for you to conceptualize an independent project of scholarly inquiry that enables you to bridge your academic study with your professional career. You will critically reflect on knowledge and experiences covered in your degree and identify outstanding areas of need that are required before graduation and entry into the profession. You will generate a subject of inquiry by locating a wondering and apply scholarly skills to systematically investigate, analyse and evaluate the academic literature in relation to your subject of inquiry.  Through preparation of a research proposal, you will demonstrate that you can conceptualise and plan an independent, inquiry based research project that integrates theoretical issues and practical considerations. You will show capacity for independent and self-directed learning and an ability to participate with, support and engage with your peers.

Please note - EMT698 is the capstone unit. This unit draws together all of your program learning and should be studied in your final Semester 2 of your Master of Teaching. When enrolling in this unit, please ensure that you have either enrolled in or successfully completed all other requirements for Year 2, Semester 2 study.

Summary

Unit name Teacher Inquiry and Scholarship
Unit code EMT698
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator

Dr Janet Dyment

Teaching staff

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,108.00 070103

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On Campus: Lecture online and 1 x 2 hour tutorial for 13 weeks.

Online: Fully online with weekly readings and activities and regular webconferences

Assessment

Task 1: Starting your Teacher Inquiry Journey (30%). Task 2: Teacher Inquiry Proposal (60%). Task 3: Participation and engagement (10%).

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Flexible Study Options

This unit is available face to face on Hobart Campus only and fully online via distance enrolment.

Textbooks

Required

Dana, N. F., & Yendol-Hoppey, D. (2014).Reflective educator's guide to classroom research:  Learning to teach and teaching to learn through inquiry(3rd ed.). London, UK: Sage Publications Ltd.Faigley, L. (2015).

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