Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Year and Campus:||2014 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||25 credit points taken over 6 months part time.|
Dr Victoria Millar
Education Student Centre
234 Queensberry Street
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
The Specialist Certificate in Teaching for Graduate Researchers is a 25 point Specialist Certificate for PhD candidates who are engaged in substantial teaching activities at the University of Melbourne, and who may wish to pursue a Teaching and Research (T&R) academic role following completion of their doctoral studies.
The course is a truncated version of the Graduate Certificate in University Teaching (GCUT), comprising the first two subjects, Effective University Teaching (EDUC90002) and Designing a Curriculum (EDUC90516), taught intensively in the semester breaks. PhD candidates completing the SCTGR will have the subjects accredited towards the award of the GCUT.
Entry is on a competitive basis and the costs of the certificate are met by the University. The SGTGR will provide both formal training in University teaching to improve the quality of teaching provided by graduate researchers at the University of Melbourne, and a networking opportunity for young academics that will facilitate ongoing discourse about teaching and learning.
Participants will take the course part-time over one year,
The course combines research-based, theoretical seminars guided by experienced higher education researchers, with practical exercises. At the conclusion of the course participants will have developed:
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There are two compulsory subjects.
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Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
February, Semester 2
1. The Selection Committee will evaluate the applicant’s ability to pursue the course successfully using the following criteria –
2. The Selection Committee may conduct interviews and tests and call for referee reports and employer references to elucidate any of the matters referred to above.
1. Strict quotas may be imposed.
2. The Selection Committee may consider the nature and extent of the applicant's teaching commitments and the extent of progress to date in PhD studies.
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The Melbourne Graduate School of Education welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and Graduate School policy to take reasonable steps to enable the participation of students with disabilities, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the Graduate School’s programs.
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