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Reflective Strategies for Professional Learning EDP726

Launceston

Introduction

This unit explores a range of contemporary strategies of reflective practice with a particular focus on their use in professional learning. An emphasis is placed on considering the role of reflection to bridge the divide between theory and practice for a broad range of workplace contexts. Topics covered in this unit include: the development of professional identity; reflective writing strategies; interdisciplinary communities of practice; frameworks for reflective practice; and an introduction to action research for practitioners.

Summary

Unit name Reflective Strategies for Professional Learning
Unit code EDP726
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator Doctor Megan Short
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

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

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and describe a range of strategies for reflective practice.
  • Consolidate your understanding of the complex ways in which professional practice and reflective practice interact via your critical appraisal of relevant literature.
  • Critique, compare and evaluate a range of contemporary reflective strategies in context.
  • Communicate effectively with peers and in your academic writing.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
070300 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,108.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

AssessmentReflection (40%)|Critique (50%)|Reflection (10%)
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Textbooks

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