Personal and Interpersonal Processes

Subject EDUC90137 (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

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

This subject is not offered in 2014.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 24 hours
Total Time Commitment:

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.





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Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit:


Education Student Centre
234 Queensberry Street
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)

Subject Overview:

This subject addresses development and understanding of self and others, interpersonal relationships, management of organisation and individual stress, conflict management and negotiation skills.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • understand the role of personal leadership in developing individual and organisational effectiveness;
  • understand the various approaches to helping individuals and groups become more skilled;
  • understand effectiveness in terms of being self-confident, motivated and productive in organisations;
  • have further developed interpersonal skills for working more effectively in organizations.

One paper of 5,000 words (100 per cent).

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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills:

On completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • be self reflective in a range of contexts
  • manage one's self and change behaviour
  • critically analyse and understand self in relation to others
  • problem-solve;
  • learn, adapt and work effectively with others in different organisational settings;
  • prioritise.
Links to further information:
Related Course(s): Master of Education (Educational Management)
Master of Education (Educational Management)
Master of Education (Educational Management)
Master of Education (Stream 100B)Coursework
Master of Education (Stream 150)

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