Courses & Units

Foundations of Professional Learning EAL102

Hobart

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Introduction

This unit introduces students to a range of frameworks and accreditation standards for trainers and teachers in applied learning settings. It equips students with the fundamental tools required to maximise learning in range of educational environments. The concepts of collegial constructive criticism and mentoring will be integral to this unit, and students will gain valuable knowledge in these critical processes through an analysis of their own professional strengths. This unit will also introduce students to ePortfolios and enable them to develop the skills required to create a professional artefact aligned with their particular context or guiding framework. Skills in this unit will equip students for ongoing professional development and learning as they progress in their course and career.

Summary

Unit name Foundations of Professional Learning
Unit code EAL102
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator

Laura Russian

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-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 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

* 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).

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
070109 $493.00 $493.00 not applicable $2,108.00

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Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Fully Online. Weekly readings and activities, supported by on-line content and discussion opportunities.

Assessment

Task 1: Teacher Education Information Literacy Quiz (5%)

Task 2: Professional Standards and Reflection, 1500 words (45%)

Task 3: Peer moderated ePortfolio - Professional Capabilities Alignment to Teaching Standards, 2500 words (50%)

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Textbooks

Required

Brennan Kemmis, R. & Atkins, L. (eds.) (2014). Teaching in the VET Sector in Australia. Macksville, NSW: David Barlow Publishing.

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Recommended

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