Courses & Units

Teachers as Reflective Practitioners and Action Researchers ESH304

Launceston, Cradle Coast

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Introduction

In this unit, you will explore the processes and possibilities of practitioner action research, and generate a plan for investigation into an aspect of relevance in your own educational context. The unit aims to provide you with the opportunity to recognise the role that reflection plays in forming a link between the conceptual and theoretical bases of teaching and learning. The teaching and assessment in this unit will provide you with a rationale for conducting inquiry and familiarise you with the practicalities of planning a research project within a given context.

Summary

Unit name Teachers as Reflective Practitioners and Action Researchers
Unit code ESH304
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Education
Discipline School of Education
Coordinator

Dr Elspeth Stephenson

Teaching staff

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 2 On-Campus International 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 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* 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 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $1,903.00 070199

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

  • ESH202

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

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

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

This unit is offered in the Blended Unit model. As such students have access to:

  • The MyLO unit website, which offers weekly embedded Information sessions and learning tasks.
  • 1x1 hour weekly tutorials. These are offered both on campus and online via collaborate (1x1 hour individual work following the tutorial is required).
Assessment
  1. Reflective Journal 1 (20%)
  2. Reflective Journal 2 (40%)
  3. Research Plan  (40%)
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Textbooks

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