EMT698 is the capstone unit. This unit draws together all of your program learning and should be studied in your final Semester 2 of your Master of Teaching. When enrolling in this unit; please ensure that you have either enrolled in or successfully completed all other requirements for Year 2; Semester 2 study.
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 and identify outstanding areas of need that are required before graduation and entry into the profession. You will generate a subject of inquiry by locating a wondering and apply scholarly skills to systematically investigate, analyse and evaluate the academic literature in relation to your subject of inquiry. Through preparation of a research proposal, you will demonstrate that you can conceptualise and plan an independent, inquiry based research project that integrates theoretical issues and practical considerations. You will show capacity for independent and self-directed learning and an ability to participate with, support and engage with your peers.
|Unit name||Teacher Inquiry and Scholarship|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Doctor David Moltow|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- identify a subject of teacher inquiry that will contribute to the improvement of student learning through refection on your studies so far.
- apply scholarly skills to systematically investigate, critically analyse and evaluate the academic literature in relation to your subject of inquiry.
- develop a proposal for a systematic inquiry based project that will improve practice and enhance student learning.
- engage with colleagues/peers to create a professional learning community to develop an inquiry stance.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.
|Assessment||Participation (10%)|Assignment (30%)|Plan (60%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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