Professional Practice 2 (SEI&EI)

Subject EDUC90347 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 23 days of practicum
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: 100 per cent attendance is mandatory in this subject.


Mrs Margaret Brown


Education Student Centre
Subject Overview: This subject consists of 23 days practicum, and students will focus on a case study. Using the case study, students will conduct a formal/informal assessment and prepare a "professional" report. Workshops will be conducted to support this practicum.
Objectives: On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply and implement the theoretical constructs in the course to the assessment, planning, implementation of learning and teaching programs for preschoolers and students who have a disability;
  • Articulate information about children to team members;
  • Demonstrate cultural sensitivity and understanding when interacting with parents;
  • Have the ability to assess children/students using formal/informal assessment tools;
  • Have an ability to interpret the information obtained from the assessment, which will inform intervention;
  • Have an increased ability to articulate the assessment results in a written and verbal manner.
Assessment: Satisfactory completion of a minimum of 15 days supervised teaching and 8 days professional enhancement workshops (50 per cent) and assignments equivalent to 2, 000 words (50 per cent).
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills: On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  • Evaluate and apply new knowledge;
  • Apply analytical and critical thinking skills in relation to intervention;
  • Improve their capacity and skills to review teaching practices and program planning;
  • Clearly communicate ideas and observations to professionals;
  • Apply principles of leadership and collaboration when working with support groups of the family or student.
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Related Course(s): Master of Education (Special Education, Inclusion & Early Intervention)

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