Master of Education (Specialisation) (E7R)

Overview  2023

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 1.5 Years, up to a maximum of 4 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

This version of the Master of Education has been replaced by
E7H Master of Education

The Master of Education (Specialisation) is designed to meet the needs of experienced educators seeking professional learning, personal enquiry and intellectual engagement within the specialist areas of Applied Learning, Leadership, TESOL or Inclusive Education.
  • 1 The theoretical foundations and practice of education (including various specialisations) and how these have informed and can facilitate developments in educational practice from a global perspective.
  • 2 The inter-relationship of educational research, professional standards, and reflective practice in defining, validating and enhancing learning and teaching in local and global contexts.
  • 3 Research principles and methods applicable to extending and generating new knowledge in the area of education.
  • 4 Utilise contemporary literature and professional standards to lead and improve practice and promote constructive and collegial learning in educational contexts.
  • 5 Employ appropriate technologies to share practice and research findings with peers and stakeholders.
  • 6 Be responsible and accountable for their own learning.
  • 7 Critically reflect on and evaluate research findings and professional practice to creatively design, implement, assess and/or theorise responses to changing educational contexts and learner needs.
  • 8 Integrate education theory with specific content and/or pedagogical knowledge to advance learner outcomes and/or systemic developments in education contexts.
  • 9 Synthesise and analyse scholarly literature to deepen understanding and evaluation of local and international developments in practice.
  • 10 Communicate professionally and effectively across diverse settings to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • 11 Facilitate the development of advanced knowledge and skills in collaborative practice and leadership roles.
  • 12 Integrate educational theory, professional knowledge and research skills to plan, implement and evaluate a research project, theoretical investigation, or professional enquiry initiative.
  • 13 Independently utilise professional standards and contemporary scholarly literature to reflect on practice and facilitate positive educational change.
  • 14 Conduct their practice and engage with stakeholders in an ethical, collaborative, professional and accountable manner.
  • 15 Understand that, globally, educational professionalism requires ethical standards as well as evidence-based and exploratory approaches of practice, research and evaluation.
  • Course structure

    This unit will establish the skills and knowledge to enable students to acknowledge their independent educational identity, and contextualize this within both their current educational or workplace environment as well as their broader community. The concepts of collegial constructive criticism…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Unit DescriptionThis unit introduces you to a range of theoretical approaches for facilitating learning, and relates these to contemporary educational practices. As a result of studying this unit, you will understand why contemporary education is focused on learning and understanding,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Applied learning is an approach that contextualizes learning in a way to empower and motivate students, whilst developing the key skills and knowledge required for employment, further education, and active learner participation in their communities. It involves students and teachers…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit considers the knowledge and skills required to facilitate engaging learning experiences within applied learning settings. In the unit, you will examine the theoretical underpinnings of learner and teacher engagement in a range of contexts, including face-to-face and online,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit is an introduction to research as an inquiry. In this unit, you will consider the importance of impetus in your proposed research. You will also learn the importance of developing succinct and robust research questions. You will consider…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Improving Teaching and Practice through Action ResearchThe aim of this unit is to show you a way to improve your practice and that of the colleagues you work with. It is a unit which integrates practice, action, theory and research…

    Credit Points: 25

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Expectations of leaders in educational and other settings can change significantly over the course of a career. In addition to understanding individual issues of changing professional identity, self-preparation, and role transition, leaders are required to engage with heightened responsibilities when…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Discourses of improvement often drive the practice of leadership. Rapid changes to technology, increasing globalisation, and issues of organisational structure, culture and power impact on improvement agendas, as well as the quality and effectiveness of such improvement in practice. In…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Choice of units
    25 credit points from the following

    ESG706 is a major piece of independent research work, suitable for candidates seeking further entry to Higher Degree Research (such as Ed.D. or PhD). Candidates are required to work with a supervisor to plan and implement a research study or…

    Credit Points: 25

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    25 credit points from the following

    ESG704 Dissertation Part A and ESG705 Dissertation Part B together require the completion of a major piece of independent research work, suitable for candidates seeking further entry to Higher Degree Research (such as Ed.D. or PhD). Candidates are required to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit provides an introduction to the concepts and practices involved in taking a Global Education perspective to teaching and learning in contemporary curriculum contexts. An overview of Global Education will be presented where participants will have an opportunity to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit is an introduction to research as an inquiry. In this unit, you will consider the importance of impetus in your proposed research. You will also learn the importance of developing succinct and robust research questions. You will consider…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Improving Teaching and Practice through Action ResearchThe aim of this unit is to show you a way to improve your practice and that of the colleagues you work with. It is a unit which integrates practice, action, theory and research…

    Credit Points: 25

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Choice of units
    25 credit points from the following

    ESG706 is a major piece of independent research work, suitable for candidates seeking further entry to Higher Degree Research (such as Ed.D. or PhD). Candidates are required to work with a supervisor to plan and implement a research study or…

    Credit Points: 25

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    25 credit points from the following

    ESG704 Dissertation Part A and ESG705 Dissertation Part B together require the completion of a major piece of independent research work, suitable for candidates seeking further entry to Higher Degree Research (such as Ed.D. or PhD). Candidates are required to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    25 credit points of electives (examples following)

    This unit will establish the skills and knowledge to enable students to acknowledge their independent educational identity, and contextualize this within both their current educational or workplace environment as well as their broader community. The concepts of collegial constructive criticism…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Unit DescriptionThis unit introduces you to a range of theoretical approaches for facilitating learning, and relates these to contemporary educational practices. As a result of studying this unit, you will understand why contemporary education is focused on learning and understanding,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Applied learning is an approach that contextualizes learning in a way to empower and motivate students, whilst developing the key skills and knowledge required for employment, further education, and active learner participation in their communities. It involves students and teachers…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit considers the knowledge and skills required to facilitate engaging learning experiences within applied learning settings. In the unit, you will examine the theoretical underpinnings of learner and teacher engagement in a range of contexts, including face-to-face and online,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    ELT501, Foundations of University Learning and Teaching, is designed to provide information and a collegial environment to support you in developing a rich and integrated understanding of university learning and teaching issues, with reference to the UTAS context.You will explore…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    In this unit, you will develop your knowledge of one or more specialised areas of professional practice as a teacher and supporter of learning in higher education. You will be able to choose one or more modules on which to…

    Credit Points: 6.25

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    In this unit, you will begin a systematic investigation into your teaching and learning practice or context. You will identify an area of your practice or of teaching and learning in higher education that you wish to investigate, research or…

    Credit Points: 6.25

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    In this unit, you will implement an inquiry into or development of your practice as a university educator.This unit is the second of four units in the suite of Higher Education Project units. In the first unit, you will have…

    Credit Points: 6.25

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    In this unit, you will analyse collected data and evaluate the outcomes of your Higher Education project. You will draw on data from other sources, reflection, and the Higher Education literature, to interpret and place into context your data.…

    Credit Points: 6.25

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This is the capstone of the Graduate Certificate in University Learning and Teaching. In this unit, you will disseminate the findings or product of your higher education project. The focus of this unit is the realisation of the third learning…

    Credit Points: 6.25

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Foundations of Teaching introduces you to the study of teaching as a profession and dimensions of teacher relationships and work. Through acquiring skills to reflect critically on your assumptions based on past educational experiences and attitudes and beliefs about teaching…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This Unit will give you a detailed insight into human development and learning within an education paradigm wherein we will specifically explore the following core ideas: Human psychology exists within chronological age (e.g. critical points and/or stages/transitions), and Human development…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit is designed to provide you with a range of practical strategies to enable your classroom to have a positive learning environment. Situating student behaviour within a strong theoretical framework of engagement, you will evaluate a range of approaches…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    In this unit the various roles a teacher plays, including planner, assessor and reporter, are considered. These roles are interconnected and vital for effective learning in contemporary educational contexts. You will be introduced to big-picture planning (nation, state & school-wide)…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineSummer school

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

    Foundations of Literacy is designed to help you develop your knowledge and skills for the teaching of Literacy in secondary classrooms. With a focus on the nature of Literacy in Australia, and contributing to evidencing for how you will meet…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    Foundations of English is designed to provoke your curiosity about how language works, ignite your passion for English, and introduce you to the discipline of English as it is articulated in the three strands of the Australian Curriculum English: Language,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit is designed to provide you with the essential theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to be a proficient secondary English teacher. This unit explores the ways in which adolescents learn to read, write, and communicate in English at…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit will support you to gain the theoretical understandings, skills and methodologies to provide learning and teaching experiences within the Languages domain. You will be required to develop a comprehensive and coherent base of theoretical understandings upon which to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit is the foundation mathematics and numeracy unit for secondary students in the Master of Teaching. It provides an opportunity to reflect upon and to develop understanding of concepts that are central to mathematics curricula; to consider the cross-disciplinary…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit introduces students to pedagogies appropriate for teaching primary mathematics and contributes to your evidence for meeting Graduate Teaching Standards . The unit will model and provide opportunities for students to engage with rich tasks, group work, problem solving,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit is the first of a pair of units that present the theory, methods and practice of teaching mathematics and numeracy in the secondary years. EMT525 addresses the Year 7-12 curriculum and its implementation, with a particular focus on…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit is the first of a pair of units that present the theory, methods and practice of teaching mathematics and numeracy in the secondary years. EMT527 addresses the Year 7-9 curriculum and its implementation. Curriculum documents will be a…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit serves as an introduction to the theory, methods and practice of teaching science in the first four years of secondary schools (years 7-10) and the senior secondary school/college (years 11-12). Particular emphasis is given to the consideration of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit is designed to provide students with an understanding of the key subject disciplines, History and Geography, in the secondary school. Students will learn about key aspects of historical and geographical knowledge and understanding and skills and begin to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    As the introductory unit of the secondary Arts education specialisation, this unit focuses on exploring the role of the Arts educator, developing skills in reflective practice in Arts education, and creating an individualised pathway towards your professional practice. The unit…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit will introduce you to key theories and research praxis in the field of arts education. Beginning with an exploration of the philosophical underpinnings of the role and value of the arts in civil society, you will examine the…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    In this unit you will learn how the Australian Curriculum: Science describes the ultimate goal of science education as being the development of scientific literacy. Science is not simply a body of knowledge but should also be understood as a…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit is designed to provide students with an understanding of the subject disciplines, History and Geography, in the primary school. Students will learn about key aspects of historical and geographical knowledge and understanding and skills and how such knowledge…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit is a theoretical and practical exploration of ethics in relation to education and teacher identity. It encourages you to consider how particular philosophical ideas inform educational values, how they relate to your identity as a teacher, and how…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineWinter school

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

    The unit will explore the nature of inclusive education in the 21st century with an emphasis on diversity and exceptionality. Based on a philosophical foundation that values every student and acknowledges the right of every student to the most appropriate…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSummer school

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

    Work in this unit represents a culmination of your teacher education journey and is an important bridge to your ongoing development as a professional. Through engagement with a range of blended learning activities and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers…

    Credit Points: 6.25

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    EMT608 Teaching Digital Technologies is designed specifically for pre-service teachers undertaking a Master of Teaching. It will analyse the distinctions between ICT and Digital Technologies and explore how computers can be used, with a major focus on ICT General Capability…

    Credit Points: 6.25

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit investigates the links between language and culture, and the importance of considering and analysing the linguistic and cultural differences of learners within any learning and teaching context. In particular, you will explore three main themes. Firstly, you will…

    Credit Points: 6.25

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineWinter school

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

    This unit is designed to help you further develop your knowledge and skills for the teaching of English. With a focus on secondary and senior secondary curriculum, this unit covers an examination of curriculum goals and content, text selection, program…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    Children encounter a wide range of texts in their lives. They are expected to read and interpret these texts, and to create their own. An emphasis of study in this unit will be on notions of socio-cultural contexts and their…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This is the second of two sequential Languages curriculum units. In this unit, you will build upon knowledge gained in the previous unit, design teaching units for Languages learning and consider your role, as teacher, in this process. This will…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit builds on the knowledge of pedagogies appropriate for teaching primary mathematics that students acquired in EMT521 Teaching Primary Mathematics 1. The second unit in the sequence, EMT620 broadens students understanding of mathematics pedagogy by addressing the content and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    EMT625 and EMT627 focus on the learning of mathematics in secondary school classrooms, particularly Years 7 to 12 for EMT625 and Years 7 to 9 for EMT627, and will build students pedagogical content knowledge for teaching mathematics in a productive…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    Each of EMT625 and EMT627 is the second of a pair of units that present the theory, methods and practice of teaching high school mathematics and numeracy, with EMT625 focussing on the 7-12 curriculum and EMT627 focussing on Grades 7-9.…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit builds on the knowledge and skills developed in the previous unit, but focuses more deeply on science education in complex and authentic contexts, including the demands of the senior science syllabi (years 11 & 12). Further development of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit extends students' understanding of teaching and learning in Humanities and Social Sciences in the secondary school years, building on content from EMT540. The unit develops students’ pedagogical content knowledge for teaching the Civics and Citizenship and Business and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit focuses on multiple facets of the overall professional practice of secondary Arts teachers. It will explore and build on the knowledge and experience you gained in the successful completion of EMT552 and will enable you to critically examine…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit will focus on partnerships as the driver for authentic and quality Arts education. This includes an exploration of partnerships with teachers of other Arts and non-Arts subjects, within school-based co-curricular activities, with respect to the Australian Curriculum crosscurricular…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    Students are enabled to constructively consider the interface of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous issues, histories, cultures and perspectives in education, the curriculum and the ‘hidden curriculum’. The unit has four foci which are integrated: identity/ nationalism, history,…

    Credit Points: 6.25

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineWinter school

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

    This unit provides an introduction to working with the Arts in educational contexts. In this unit you will develop an understanding of the distinctive value of Arts education, particularly the opportunities that it provides to deliver integrated and creative early…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineSummer school

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

    The unit aims to promote awareness of the importance of Health and Physical Education (HPE) in the curriculum from a generalist teachers perspective and provide confidence in teaching its concepts at a primary school level. It seeks to prepare primary…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This capstone unit provides an opportunity for you to conceptualise 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…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineSummer school

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

    ESG704 Dissertation Part A and ESG705 Dissertation Part B together require the completion of a major piece of independent research work, suitable for candidates seeking further entry to Higher Degree Research (such as Ed.D. or PhD). Candidates are required to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    ESG706 is a major piece of independent research work, suitable for candidates seeking further entry to Higher Degree Research (such as Ed.D. or PhD). Candidates are required to work with a supervisor to plan and implement a research study or…

    Credit Points: 25

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    In this unit you will be investigating significant issues connected to second language learning. There will be a focus on topics that are of global interest and relevance to teachers of TESOL and how these aspects may be relevant to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit explores linguistics as an academic discipline and in particular its relevance to language learning and teaching. A central idea underpinning the unit is the role that language awareness plays in preparing language teachers to teach English to speakers…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit explores the complex relationship between language and culture, and considers both in terms of linguistic and cultural diversity. The unit applies understandings of each to the teaching and learning of language. An emphasis is placed on understanding 'culture'…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit explores a range of approaches to English language learning and teaching including teaching strategies and techniques for teaching reading, writing, speaking and listening. The unit will also study the nature of the second language teaching methodology in a…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit investigates the implementation of current digital technologies in TESOL and considers the future of language learning and teaching utilising technology. The unit will include: Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL), affordances of digital technologies and applications, Second-Language Acquisition (SLA)…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit explores the many ways that literature can be utilised within a TESOL context. Literature as a focus for English language teaching will include a range of texts such as poems, novels, non-fiction works, plays and short stories. Multi-modal…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

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    This unit provides an introduction to the concepts and practices involved in taking a Global Education perspective to teaching and learning in contemporary curriculum contexts. An overview of Global Education will be presented where participants will have an opportunity to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This is an independent study project that requires the completion of an extended piece of writing such as a monograph, curriculum development document, professional development program, video, digital media output, or journal article for refereed publication. The design of the…

    Credit Points: 25

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    Research suggests that leaders play a critical role in the ongoing development of their staff when it comes to improving complex organisations in times of rapid and disruptive change. Leaders in many organisations now hold identified and specific accountabilities for…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit is designed to support you to undertake a research project based in a school context. It has the flexibility to be tailored to allow you to conduct an inquiry project into one aspect of the pedagogy, structure, leadership…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit is an introduction to research as an inquiry. In this unit, you will consider the importance of impetus in your proposed research. You will also learn the importance of developing succinct and robust research questions. You will consider…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit is for the supported and assessed practice of English language teaching and can be conducted in situ, on campus at UTAS, Launceston or with a university recognised establishment domestically or internationally.…

    Credit Points: 12.5

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    The aim of this unit is for teachers to examine the role of coaching and mentoring in preparing future teachers. This unit will assist teachers to develop their knowledge and understanding of coaching and mentoring. The unit is relevant to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

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    The importance of gratitude to enhance our social and emotional wellbeing has gained momentum in the past decade as a topic of research in a number of fields. In this unit you will critically reflect on the meaning and role…

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    Leaders now hold key responsibilities for developing the human resource capacities in their organisations. During times of rapid and complex change this responsibility is increased. The professional development and on-going learning of staff, to meet changes in roles and capability…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Organisations everywhere now operate in an environment of rapid, on-going and disruptive change. Leaders play a key role managing such change, which can include system-wide and local reforms, restructuring and innovations. Often, many planned changes are not implemented in practice…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Improving Teaching and Practice through Action ResearchThe aim of this unit is to show you a way to improve your practice and that of the colleagues you work with. It is a unit which integrates practice, action, theory and research…

    Credit Points: 25

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Expectations of leaders in educational and other settings can change significantly over the course of a career. In addition to understanding individual issues of changing professional identity, self-preparation, and role transition, leaders are required to engage with heightened responsibilities when…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Discourses of improvement often drive the practice of leadership. Rapid changes to technology, increasing globalisation, and issues of organisational structure, culture and power impact on improvement agendas, as well as the quality and effectiveness of such improvement in practice. In…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit focuses on narrative theory and uses selected concepts from this field of theory to study children's literature. Drawing on both theoretical texts and works of fiction, you will consider and apply concepts such as character, focalisation, beginnings and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

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    This unit focuses on the use of the pedagogy of inquiry in the lower secondary science classroom to enhance student engagement in and with science knowledge and methodology. The concept of ‘inquiry’ itself will be explored for its potential implementation…

    Credit Points: 12.5

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    This unit addresses the need for pedagogical content knowledge in the science disciplines to be an effective science teacher. Three aspects of this developmental process are: 1. experiential learning through hands-on investigations of natural phenomena; 2. theoretical relationships between these…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Student disengagement is a multifaceted and often complex problem facing both teachers and educational administrators. This unit focuses on the theories behind student disengagement and takes a solution focused approach towards re-engagement practices. By the end of this unit, you…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Using 21st Century Digital Tools in the classroom has progressed earlier objectives of inclusive educational technology, which were to promote access and to support and augment the learning of students with diverse learning needs. This unit will review the use…

    Credit Points: 12.5

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    Credit Points: 12.5

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    The unit will explore the nature of inclusive education in the 21st century with an emphasis on diversity and exceptionality. Based on a philosophical foundation that values every student and acknowledges the right of every student to the most appropriate…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSummer school

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

    This unit is an introduction to research as an inquiry. In this unit, you will consider the importance of impetus in your proposed research. You will also learn the importance of developing succinct and robust research questions. You will consider…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Improving Teaching and Practice through Action ResearchThe aim of this unit is to show you a way to improve your practice and that of the colleagues you work with. It is a unit which integrates practice, action, theory and research…

    Credit Points: 25

    This unit is currently unavailable.

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    Student disengagement is a multifaceted and often complex problem facing both teachers and educational administrators. This unit focuses on the theories behind student disengagement and takes a solution focused approach towards re-engagement practices. By the end of this unit, you…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Using 21st Century Digital Tools in the classroom has progressed earlier objectives of inclusive educational technology, which were to promote access and to support and augment the learning of students with diverse learning needs. This unit will review the use…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    x…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    x…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    x…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit is designed for educators with an interest in special and/or inclusive education. The Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians (MYCEETYA, 2008) and the Disability Standards for Education (2005) make it clear that students with disability should…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    25 credit points from the following
    25 credit points from the following

    ESG706 is a major piece of independent research work, suitable for candidates seeking further entry to Higher Degree Research (such as Ed.D. or PhD). Candidates are required to work with a supervisor to plan and implement a research study or…

    Credit Points: 25

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    25 credit points from the following

    ESG704 Dissertation Part A and ESG705 Dissertation Part B together require the completion of a major piece of independent research work, suitable for candidates seeking further entry to Higher Degree Research (such as Ed.D. or PhD). Candidates are required to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit is an introduction to research as an inquiry. In this unit, you will consider the importance of impetus in your proposed research. You will also learn the importance of developing succinct and robust research questions. You will consider…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Organisations everywhere now operate in an environment of rapid, on-going and disruptive change. Leaders play a key role managing such change, which can include system-wide and local reforms, restructuring and innovations. Often, many planned changes are not implemented in practice…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Improving Teaching and Practice through Action ResearchThe aim of this unit is to show you a way to improve your practice and that of the colleagues you work with. It is a unit which integrates practice, action, theory and research…

    Credit Points: 25

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Expectations of leaders in educational and other settings can change significantly over the course of a career. In addition to understanding individual issues of changing professional identity, self-preparation, and role transition, leaders are required to engage with heightened responsibilities when…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Discourses of improvement often drive the practice of leadership. Rapid changes to technology, increasing globalisation, and issues of organisational structure, culture and power impact on improvement agendas, as well as the quality and effectiveness of such improvement in practice. In…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

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    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This broad unit introduces students to the interrelationship between health law and ethics, strategic planning, financial resourcemanagement and health policy development. It aims to help students develop a clear understanding of the dynamics of the healthcare environment and the importance…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit aims to provide a broad understanding of governance, clinical governance and risk management within the field of health and human services covering the relatively recent development and changes that have occurred in these areas. The Unit will also…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This Unit explores the nature of change within the broader environmental and organisational context. It will include exploration of current theories and research around issues relating to leading and managing as well as diffusion of innovation.Strategies for successful implementation of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit considers the knowledge and skills required to facilitate engaging learning experiences within applied learning settings. In the unit, you will examine the theoretical underpinnings of learner and teacher engagement in a range of contexts, including face-to-face and online,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

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    Credit Points: 12.5

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    Research suggests that leaders play a critical role in the ongoing development of their staff when it comes to improving complex organisations in times of rapid and disruptive change. Leaders in many organisations now hold identified and specific accountabilities for…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit is designed to support you to undertake a research project based in a school context. It has the flexibility to be tailored to allow you to conduct an inquiry project into one aspect of the pedagogy, structure, leadership…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Leaders now hold key responsibilities for developing the human resource capacities in their organisations. During times of rapid and complex change this responsibility is increased. The professional development and on-going learning of staff, to meet changes in roles and capability…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    25 credit points from the following
    25 credit points from the following

    ESG706 is a major piece of independent research work, suitable for candidates seeking further entry to Higher Degree Research (such as Ed.D. or PhD). Candidates are required to work with a supervisor to plan and implement a research study or…

    Credit Points: 25

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    25 credit points from the following

    ESG704 Dissertation Part A and ESG705 Dissertation Part B together require the completion of a major piece of independent research work, suitable for candidates seeking further entry to Higher Degree Research (such as Ed.D. or PhD). Candidates are required to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

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