Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Year Long, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 35 days of practicum, plus up to three hours of lectures |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:|| You must have taken the following subjects prior to enrolling in this subject |
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Esther Care
ContactEducation Student Centre
|Subject Overview:||This placement represents the final set of training experiences for the student. In conjunction with the Field Supervisor and the Practicum Placement Co-ordinator, a range of experiences are designed. These include: independent assessment and reporting services; attendance at professional meetings; experience with other agencies and interdisciplinary team work; consultation with a range of personnel; project design, implementation and development; professional development as appropriate. Students are required to conduct themselves in an autonomous professional manner; undertake a wide range of individual assessments, report appropriately and develop successful interventions based on data gained; develop projects around issues of concern; communicate and consult with a range of professions and agencies and have an appreciation of the value of team work when appropriate; utilise the combination of education and psychology to enhance practice. There are up to three lectures covering issues in ethics in practice, legal requirements of an educational psychologist, writing for legal and other practitioners.|
|Objectives:||Information not available|
|Assessment:||Students are required to successfully complete the formal requirements of the placements including attendance for the required number of days. Assessment occurs on a continuous basis throughout the placement process. A combination of measures is applied to gain an understanding of the student's progress which include: completion of a log book including an account of a small field project which involves a consultation process directly derived from the field placement (1,500 words; 30 per cent); formal assessment by the field supervisor (70 per cent).|
|Recommended Texts:||APS Code of Ethics, Corey, G., Corey, M.S, Callanan, P. (1998), Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions, CA: Brooks Cole|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||www.edfac.unimelb.edu.au|
|Notes:||Students must the Practicum Co-ordinator by the end of the first week of the Semester to discuss placement.|
Doctor of Educational Psychology |
Master of Educational Psychology
Master of Educational Psychology/Doctor of Philosophy
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