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EBA501 Educational Psychology (DipEd)

Provides an overview of psychological phenomena and findings applicable to classroom instruction. Topics include developmental changes across school age groups, evaluation and measurement, behavioural cognitive humanistic and information processing approaches to learning and instruction, motivation and classroom management.

Special notes
teaching staff Assoc Prof C Denholm and lecturers tba
campus & mode
unit weight [6.66% (2.4pts)]
teaching pattern 18 lectures and 6 tutorials
prerequisites
corequisites EBA502 and EBA503
mutual exclusions
method of assessment 1,500-word tutorial paper, 3-hour exam
required texts, etc McInerney D and McInerney V, Educational Psychology: Constructing Learning,  Prentice Hall, Sydney, 1994.

recommended reading
Course: Diploma of Education
Master of Psychology






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EBA502 Education and Society (DipEd)

Provides an introduction to the sociology of education through its examination of areas such as social determinants of educability, equality of opportunity, compensatory education, schools as organisations, and the functions of schools in society.

Special notes
teaching staff
campus & mode
unit weight [6.66% (2.4pts)]
teaching pattern 19 lectures and 6 tutorials
prerequisites
corequisites EBA501 and EBA503
mutual exclusions
method of assessment participation in tutorials, and presentation of tutorial paper, 2,500-word written assignment, 1-hour end-of-semester 1 test, 2-hour end-of-year exam
required texts, etc Easthope C, Maclean R and Easthope G, The Practice of Teaching: A Sociological Perspective,  revised edn, Allen & Unwin, 1990.
Foster L and Harman K, Australian Education: A Sociological Perspective,  3rd edn, Prentice Hall, 1992.

recommended reading
Course: Diploma of Education
Master of Psychology






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EBA503 Philosophy of Education (DipEd)

Employs a problem-based approach introducing the student to philosophy of education by showing how philosophical argument and analysis can be used to illuminate issues that are likely to puzzle the working educator. Topics may include: knowledge-centred and child-centred views of education; educational aims; authority, discipline and punishment; freedom and equality in education; knowledge and the curriculum; indoctrination; education of the emotions; controversial issues; the concept of self-esteem.

Special notes
teaching staff
campus & mode
unit weight [6.66% (2.4pts)]
teaching pattern 19 lectures and 6 tutorials
prerequisites *
corequisites EBA501 and EBA502
mutual exclusions
method of assessment a seminar paper and 2 written assignments.
required texts, etc
recommended reading Hirst PH and Peters RS, The Logic of Education,  Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1979.
Lloyd DI (ed), Philosophy and the Teacher,  Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1976.
Fenstermacher G and Soltis J, Approaches to Teaching,  Teachers College Press, New York, 1992.

Course: Diploma of Education
Master of Psychology






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EBA505 Introductory Educational Studies 1

Is an introduction to the Principles and Practice of Teaching, addressing practical issues in the planning, organising and interacting required for successful teaching in a variety of contexts. Studies cover: classroom climate and interaction, and communication skills; teaching skills (introductory procedures, questioning, explaining, reinforcing, motivating etc); strategies for effective teaching (grouping, individualising instruction, roles of pupil and teacher, preparation and planning etc); classroom management and control; persons with special educational needs; evaluation, measurement, and assessment techniques available to teachers.

Special notes the unit is restricted to those students who have no previous educational study prior to commencing BEd(In-Service). The unit cannot be counted towards the award of BEd.
teaching staff
campus & mode dist-ed only
unit weight [25%]
teaching pattern full year
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment 4 written 2,500-word assignments (periodically during the year)
required texts, etc Cole P and Chan L, Teaching Principles and Practice,  Prentice-Hall, Sydney, 1987.

recommended reading
Course: Bachelor of Education - In Service (E3B)
Diploma of Education






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EBA506 Introductory Educational Studies 2

Has the same broad objectives as EBA505.

Special notes has the same restrictions as EBA505
teaching staff
campus & mode dist.ed only
unit weight [25%]
teaching pattern full year.
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Bachelor of Education - In Service (E3B)
Diploma of Education






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EBA507 Introductory Educational Studies 3

Is a study of Educational Issues and Principles which requires students to make clear the educational principles on which they conduct their current work. Students are asked to review these principles in a critical manner, acknowledging issues in the areas of value, knowledge, opinion and understanding which are critical to the presentation and development of the study programs for which they are professionally responsible as teachers. Studies include: the competing concepts of education; indoctrination and education; freedom, authority, responsibility and professional accountability; equality and equality of opportunity; discipline and management of classroom and school (or other learning situations); knowledge, values and the curriculum; grounds for planning and sequencing individual and groups of curriculums; views of the human individual/person; education and social selection; compensatory education; multi-culturalism; and vocational education.

Special notes has the same restrictions as EBA505
teaching staff
campus & mode Hbt, dist.ed
unit weight [25%]
teaching pattern full year - 60 hrs of workshop/lectures/seminars
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment attendance and participation in all lectures/seminars/workshops, 2-hour exam and 2 major papers
required texts, etc Hirst PH and Peters RS, The Logic of Education,  RKP, London.
Lloyd DI, Philosophy and the Teacher,  RKP, London.

recommended reading
Course: Bachelor of Education - In Service (E3B)
Diploma of Education






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EBA508 Introductory Educational Studies 4

Includes a practicum in which students complete a total of 50 days of supervised teaching. The practicum is conducted by approved senior teachers in schools and, where appropriate, senior educators in other institutions.

Special notes has the same restrictions as EBA505, and additionally, students are required to have a full-time teaching placement.
teaching staff (Coordinator) Dr MJ Walsh
campus & mode dist.ed only
unit weight [25%]
teaching pattern full year - 2 periods of 25 days practicum
prerequisites EBA505, 506, 507
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment a satisfactory report for the supervised practice session.
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Bachelor of Education - In Service (E3B)
Diploma of Education






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EBA511 Classroom Practice

Consists of lectures and workshop sessions. Lectures cover the principles and practice of teaching under the following general headings: classroom climate and interaction, and communication skills; teaching skills (introductory procedures, questioning, explaining, reinforcing, motivating etc.); strategies for effective teaching (grouping, individualising instruction, roles of pupil and teacher, preparation and planning, etc.); classroom management and control; children with special educational needs; evaluation, measurement and assessment techniques available to the classroom teacher.

Special notes this is a compulsory unit for students enrolling in (EBA521 or EBA522 or EBA523) and (EBA531 or EBA532).
teaching staff Dr M J Walsh (Coordinator), Mr R Kerrison
campus & mode
unit weight [15% (5.4pts)]
teaching pattern the unit will be taught in two groups - a Secondary group and a K-6 group. Parts of the program overlap for each of the two groups
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment attendance and participation in all lectures and seminar/workshops. Assessment will be based on assignments requiring application of knowledge gained in lectures and wider reading
required texts, etc Barry K and King L, Beginning Teaching,  2nd edn, Social Science Press (Aust.), 1993.
Cole P and Chan L, Teaching Principles and Practice,  2nd edn, Prentice Hall, 1994.
Marland M, The Craft of the Classroom,  Heinemann, London, 1980.
Rogers WA, Making a Discipline Plan,  Nelson, 1989.

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Course: Diploma of Education







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EBA513 Classroom Practice (Psych Ed)

For details of this unit, contact the Department of Education in Hobart.

Special notes
teaching staff
campus & mode
unit weight
teaching pattern
prerequisites
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mutual exclusions
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recommended reading
Course: Diploma of Education
Master of Psychology






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EBA521 School Experience: Early Childhood Education

Supervised practical teaching in metropolitan or country schools totalling 50 days.

Special notes
teaching staff (Coordinator) Dr M J Walsh
campus & mode
unit weight [25% (9pts)]
teaching pattern
prerequisites
corequisites EBA531 and EBA511.
mutual exclusions
method of assessment
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Diploma of Education







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EBA522 School Experience: Primary

Supervised practical teaching in metropolitan or country schools totalling 50 days.

Special notes
teaching staff (Coordinator): Dr M J Walsh
campus & mode
unit weight [25% (9pts)]
teaching pattern
prerequisites
corequisites EBA532 and EBA511.
mutual exclusions
method of assessment
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Diploma of Education







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EBA523 School Experience: Secondary

Supervised practical teaching in metropolitan or country schools totalling 50 days.

Special notes
teaching staff (Coordinator): Dr M J Walsh
campus & mode
unit weight [25% (9pts)]
teaching pattern
prerequisites
corequisites appropriate secondary curriculum and methods subjects and EBA511.
mutual exclusions
method of assessment
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Diploma of Education







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EBA526 School Experience (3 weeks)
EBA527 School Experience (5 weeks)

For details of these units, contact the Department of Education in Hobart.

Special notes
teaching staff
campus & mode
unit weight
teaching pattern
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
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Course: Diploma of Education
Master of Psychology






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Students intending to teach in the primary school should enrol in either EBA531 or EBA532. These units will be taught in an integrated manner as a K-6 program.


EBA531 Curriculum and Method Studies - Early Childhood Education

Has the same broad objectives as EBA532. This unit will be taught as a K-6 program.

Special notes
teaching staff
campus & mode
unit weight [40% (14.4pts)]
teaching pattern
prerequisites
corequisites EBA511 and EBA521.
mutual exclusions
method of assessment
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Diploma of Education







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EBA532 Curriculum and Method Studies - Primary

Introduces theory and methods of the subjects covered in the primary school curriculum. Reading and language development, mathematics, social studies, science, music, drama, art, health and physical education are units examined in such a way that essentials of the syllabus, lesson plans, current literature and evaluatory procedures are covered.

Special notes
teaching staff Miss D Neal, Mr R Kerrison (Coordinators), Dr B Jones, Mr T Bootle, Mr P Hiller
campus & mode
unit weight [40% (14.4pts)]
teaching pattern 8 hrs a week (19 weeks) lectures/practicals. Part of the teaching will be school based
prerequisites
corequisites EBA511 and EBA522.
mutual exclusions
method of assessment
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Diploma of Education







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EBA534 Curriculum and Method - Computer Studies

Is concerned with the teaching of information technology and computing science in secondary schools and colleges.

Special notes
teaching staff Dr W Ransley
campus & mode
unit weight [20% (7.2pts)]
teaching pattern
prerequisites a sub-major or equiv. in computer science
corequisites EBA523
mutual exclusions
method of assessment individually contracted exercises.
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Diploma of Education







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EBA536 Curriculum and Method - English

Introduces the theory and practice of the teaching of English in secondary schools. Three main areas will be explored: (a) Literature teaching and children's response to literature; (b) Drama - improvised and scripted; (c) Writing - the function and value of writing; evaluating writing; use of writing in the classroom.

Special notes
teaching staff Mr D Mallick
campus & mode
unit weight [20% (7.2pts)]
teaching pattern 4 hrs a week (19 weeks)
prerequisites a sub-major (or equiv.) in English
corequisites EBA523
mutual exclusions
method of assessment seminar participation, 3 major assignments
required texts, etc Moffett J, Student Centred Language Arts and Reading K-13,  3rd edn, Houghton Mifflin, 1983.
-, Active Voice,  Boynton Cook, 1981.
Dixon J, Growth Through English,  Oxford University Press, 1969.

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Course: Diploma of Education







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EBA537 Curriculum Method - General Science

Introduces theory, methods and practice of teaching science in the first four years of secondary schools, and the senior secondary school. Particular attention is given to considering the different approaches used in present-day science teaching.

Special notes
teaching staff Assoc Prof PP Lynch, Dr M J Walsh
campus & mode
unit weight [20% (7.2pts)]
teaching pattern 4 hrs weekly (19 weeks), lectures, seminars and group activities
prerequisites 2 full first-year subjects (or equiv.) - e.g. physics, chemistry, biology, geology, zoology, and one full second-year course (or equiv.) - e.g. botany, chemistry, geology, physics, zoology, microbiology, biochemistry. It would be an advantage to have tertiary study in a physical science
corequisites EBA523
mutual exclusions
method of assessment participation in tutorials, practical exercises, etc., and assignments.
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Diploma of Education







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EBA538 Curriculum and Method - Mathematics

Introduces the theory, methods and practice of teaching mathematics in secondary schools. Included is a component of classroom experiences specifically related to mathematics teaching.

Special notes
teaching staff Dr W Ransley
campus & mode
unit weight [20% (7.2pts)]
teaching pattern 4 hrs weekly (19 weeks), seminars and workshops
prerequisites a sub-major or equiv. in mathematics
corequisites EBA523
mutual exclusions
method of assessment major curriculum assignment (40%), 3 lesson plans (15%), computing assignment (15%).
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Diploma of Education







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EBA539 Curriculum Method - Modern Languages

Introduces the theory, methods and practice of teaching modern languages and English as a Second Language in secondary schools.

Special notes
teaching staff (Coordinator): Ms S de Salis
campus & mode
unit weight [20% (7.2pts)]
teaching pattern 4 hrs weekly (19 weeks), tutorials will be devoted to the teaching of individual languages and of English as a Second Language
prerequisites a sub-major in French, German, Italian, Japanese or another modern language for which suitable teaching practice can be provided
corequisites EBA523
mutual exclusions
method of assessment seminar participation and written assignments.
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Diploma of Education







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EBA540 Curriculum and Method - Social Sciences

(a) Introduces students to current theory and philosophy of the teaching of social sciences in secondary schools; (b) involves students in the practical experiences of a variety of teaching skills, techniques and styles; (c) familiarises students with relevant resources and institutions in the profession and in the community.

Special notes In view of the wide-ranging nature of the Social Sciences curriculum in secondary schools, students are strongly advised to include additional social science subjects in their pre-DipEd course.
teaching staff Dr M Fearnley-Sander
campus & mode
unit weight [20% (7.2pts)]
teaching pattern 1-hour lecture, 1-hour tutorial, 2 hrs workshop weekly (19 weeks)
prerequisites 2 full first year subjects and 1 second year subject (or equiv.) e.g. history, geography and environmental studies, political science, economics, anthropology, sociology, psychology and ancient civilisations
corequisites EBA523
mutual exclusions
method of assessment participation in all tutorial and workshop sessions, continuing assessment in the form of a major and 2 minor written assignments
required texts, etc Banks JA, Teaching Strategies for the Social Studies,  3rd edn, Longmans, 1985.

recommended reading
Course: Diploma of Education
Master of Psychology






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EBA541 Curriculum and Method - Special Secondary

Is for students wishing to become secondary school teachers who do not satisfy the entry requirements for two secondary methods but who have an outstanding academic record in one methods area. Students must establish a need for enrolment acceptable to the Dean.
Example: Social Sciences students with an outstanding academic record may specialise in one of the social sciences disciplines as taught in the secondary schools or community colleges. The students will undertake a curriculum planning and review project and may work with experienced specialists and teachers where appropriate. The projects will need to be planned in detail with the Social Sciences Method lecturer, during seminar sessions.

Special notes
teaching staff (Coordinator): Dr M Walsh
campus & mode
unit weight [20% (7.2pts)]
teaching pattern 4 hrs weekly (19 weeks).
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Diploma of Education







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EBA542 Curriculum and Method - Music

Provides experienced musicians with an appropriate basis for school music practice. All studies are undertaken in conjunction with the BMus(Education) program at the Conservatorium. Core Studies are units from Principles and Practice of Music Education. Optional Studies are selected appropriate to individual experience. Instrumental and ensemble studies will be continued.

Special notes
teaching staff
campus & mode
unit weight [40% (14.4pts)]
teaching pattern The equiv. of eight hours a week
prerequisites a 3-year tertiary program in music acceptable to the Board as equiv. to a university degree program
corequisites EBA523
mutual exclusions
method of assessment (a) core studies: 2 semester assignments; (b) optional units as designated; and (c) instrumental/ensemble work by progress, performance and participation
required texts, etc Paynter J, Music in the Secondary School Curriculum,  Cambridge University Press, 1982.
Swanwick KA, Basis for Music,  Department of Education and the Arts, 1979.
Syllabus Documents,  Department of Education and the Arts.

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EBA543 Curriculum and Method - Visual Art

Equips individuals possessing professional training and qualifications in the visual arts with additional knowledge and skills appropriate to their vocational preparation as art teachers. The unit includes a study of the current issues in art education - rationales, objectives, philosophy, curriculum development and classroom practice. Workshops are structured to broaden skills and knowledge of basic secondary school art activities.

Special notes
teaching staff Mr P Hiller, Mr P Boam
campus & mode
unit weight [40% (14.4pts)]
teaching pattern 8 hrs weekly (19 weeks) seminar/workshop
prerequisites a 3-year tertiary program in art/fine arts acceptable to the Board as being equiv. to a university degree program
corequisites EBA523
mutual exclusions
method of assessment assignments, paper presentation and practical workshop participation.
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recommended reading
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EBA590 Introduction to Language Acquisition and Bilingualism

Examines some of the standard literature on first language acquisition and development. Studies of bilingual children's development are considered, with attention particularly to age, stage, and context. Second language acquisition is dealt with from the point of view of psycholinguistic theory and language learning theories. Adult language learning will be contrasted and compared with child language learning. This unit provides a broad background against which other course subjects can be set.

Special notes
teaching staff Dr T Lê
campus & mode
unit weight [16.67% (6pts)]
teaching pattern summer school/sem1/sem2.
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Graduate Certificate of Education Studies
Graduate Diploma of Education Studies
Graduate Diploma of Education (specialisation)
Master of Education Studies




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EBA591 Curriculum and Syllabus Design

Provides a theoretical basis for, and introduction to, the practical subject Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL). Major developments are examined and discussed, along with a survey history of methodologies. The structuring of appropriate curricula for particular learner groups, and strategies for monitoring and evaluating both learning and teaching are introduced. Consideration is given to matters such as individual differences in learning and teaching styles, and to questions of content, sequencing and timing.

Special notes
teaching staff Dr T Lê
campus & mode
unit weight [16.67% (6pts)]
teaching pattern summer school/sem 1/sem2.
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Graduate Certificate of Education Studies
Graduate Diploma of Education Studies
Graduate Diploma of Education (specialisation)
Master of Education Studies




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EBA592 Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Introduces specific consideration of the roles of the teacher. A major component is the practicum, in which emphasis is laid on identification of student needs, selection of appropriate procedures and materials, and the integration of skills development. The ability to plan for language learning within a context and to analyse, evaluate and modify curricula is expected to develop from such practical experience. The unit also includes a survey of TESOL services and strategies for the delivery of services in the community at large.

Special notes
teaching staff Dr T Lê
campus & mode
unit weight [16.67% (6pts)]
teaching pattern summer school/sem 1/sem 2.
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Graduate Certificate of Education Studies
Graduate Diploma of Education Studies
Graduate Diploma of Education (specialisation)
Master of Education Studies




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EBA593 Language in its Cultural Context

Introduces students to sociolinguistic perspectives, with the aim of providing access to knowledge and information vital for effective TESOL teaching. Theoretical approaches (e.g. Sapir/Whorf) provide starting points for reading and discussion on the theme of language/culture relationships in different parts of the world and among different social groupings. This is followed by more specific consideration of groups in Australia. Attitudinal and policy changes affecting Australian immigration, its migrant presence and language use will be examined as background to developments in language teaching and service programs in Australia. The teaching of culture in the classroom specifically is considered.

Special notes
teaching staff Dr T Lê
campus & mode
unit weight [16.67% (6pts)]
teaching pattern summer school/sem 1/sem 2.
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Graduate Certificate of Education Studies
Graduate Diploma of Education Studies
Graduate Diploma of Education (specialisation)
Master of Education Studies




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EBA594 Linguistic Issues in TESOL

Deals with systemic and functional issues in learning English as a second language. The structure of the English language in terms of its phonological, semantic, syntactic and lexical patterns is studied. Functional aspects such as genre, contexts and usage are included. A major aim of this unit is to provide TESOL students with more precise information about their own language in order to appreciate the complexities facing an English learner. A further aim is to provide access to resources for a more detailed study of English language analysis.

Special notes
teaching staff Dr T Lê
campus & mode
unit weight [16.67% (6pts)]
teaching pattern summer school/sem1/sem2
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment
required texts, etc Swan M, Practical English Usage,  Oxford University Press.

recommended reading
Course: Graduate Certificate of Education Studies
Graduate Diploma of Education Studies
Graduate Diploma of Education (specialisation)
Master of Education Studies




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EBA596 Education Project TESOL

The TESOL Project is an individual investigation on a topic selected by the student and normally arising from coursework and some field experience. The project allows the student to develop an individual interest and to demonstrate the integration of knowledge and skills gained from the course of study. The topic is finalised by negotiation; a supervisor will be appointed once it has formally been approved.

Special notes
teaching staff Dr T Lê
campus & mode
unit weight [16.67% (6pts)]
teaching pattern by individual supervision.
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Graduate Certificate of Education Studies
Graduate Diploma of Education Studies
Graduate Diploma of Education (specialisation)
Master of Education Studies




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