Courses & Units

Educational Professionalism EAL501




This unit will establish the skills and knowledge to enable students to acknowledge their educational identity, and contextualize this within both their educational or workplace environment as well as their broader community. The concepts of collegial constructive criticism and peer mentoring will be integral to this unit, and students will gain valuable knowledge in these critical processes through an appreciative analysis of their own professional capabilities. This unit will introduce students to ePortfolios as a reflective tool to identify and contextualize their own capabilities, and to establish through a reflective journal the foundations for both independent and collegial professional learning. Students will create and share a professional artefact aligned with relevant standards, and utilize this to appreciate the divergent educational environments of their peers and the potential for increased sharing of knowledge through a range of online tools. Skills in this unit will equip students for ongoing professional development and learning as they progress in this course and their career.


Unit name Educational Professionalism
Unit code EAL501
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education

Teaching staff

Rebecca Gray

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


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 31/5/2020 31/5/2020

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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 2019.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,108.00 079999

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Teaching Pattern



100% Internal Assessment

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