units

EDF5699

Faculty of Education

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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0 points, SCA Band 1, 0.000 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedClayton First semester 2014 (Flexible)
Clayton Second semester 2014 (Flexible)
Coordinator(s)Dr Anna Filipi

Synopsis

This is a unit for teachers registered in Australia who are undertaking professional experience in courses' 2500 Master of Education specialising in TESOL or TESOL - International and 4216 Master in Inclusive and Special Education. Students complete the required number of days and the activities specified in the professional experience guide for this unit. Students' learning is supported by professional experience advisers and tutors (or relevant academic staff in the Faculty of Education) and by teacher mentors in the education setting in which they are placed. This unit tracks the requirements for completing professional experience for the relevant course.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. complete the required number of days of professional experience and the activities specified in the professional experience guide for this unit
  2. develop a professional experience folder which records their planning of lessons and self-reflections on their developing professional practice and learning
  3. achieve a satisfactory level of progress in their development as teachers in line with the requirements outlined in the professional experience guide and the practicum report from the students' teaching mentor/s and University professional experience advisers and tutors (or relevant academic staff).

Fieldwork

2500 Master of Education specialising in TESOL or TESOL - International: 22 days of appropriate practical experiences. 4216 Master in Inclusive and Special Education: 45 days of appropriate practical experiences, including a minimum of 30 days of supervised special education school experience in a variety of settings.

Assessment

This unit is graded pass grade only (PGO)
Students enrolled in this unit must complete learning outcomes 1, 2 and 3 in order to gain a pass grade only assessment. Students must complete and document their learning with detailed records of their planning and reflection on their practice during their professional experience.

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Flexible mode offers a stand-alone online offering that allows students to learn and engage in content and assessment in a supported way. It also provides a face to face component of 12 hours over the semester to engage students with the online learning content, which students can attend if they are able and interested.

Minimum total expected workload equals 288 hours per semester comprising:

(a.) Contact hours for flexible students:

  • 12 contact hours and 24 hours equivalent of online activities over the semester or
  • 36 hours equivalent of online activities over the semester

(b.) Additional requirements (all students):

  • independent study to meet the minimum required hours per semester

Prohibitions

EDF6238