Courses & Units

Professional Practice in Higher Education ELT521



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 focus, including:

  • technology enhanced learning and teaching
  • internationalisation
  • open educational practices (OEP).

On completion of this unit you will be able to:

  • Apply specialised knowledge of pedagogy or the higher education context to address particular learning and teaching needs.


Unit name Professional Practice in Higher Education
Unit code ELT521
Credit points 6.25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education

Dr Andrea Adam

Teaching staff

Dr Carina Bossu

Mrs Beale Gurney

Dr Wendy Green

Dr Steve Drew

Dr Cassandra Saunders

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus 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 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

* 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 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 Field of Education
1 2020: $417.00 070111

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

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Learning Design portfolio (100%, 2500 words equivalent)

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