Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Year and Campus:||2016 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||50 credit points taken over 12 months part time.|
Dr Chi Baik
Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Currently enrolled students:
This course supports the development of professionalism in higher education practice. Participants engage in a range of activities designed to draw upon their own particular involvements in university teaching and learning. The course explores the principles of effective teaching and learning in a range of contexts and formats, covering topics including large and small group teaching, assessment, evaluation, effective use of information and communication technology, curriculum design and cultural diversity. It affords participants opportunities to work collaboratively with university colleagues, and to design and undertake a small project into an aspect of higher education.
Participants must be engaged in teaching in higher education and will normally take the course part-time, over two years although full time enrolment is possible.
The course combines research-based, theoretical seminars guided by experienced higher education researchers, with practical exercises involving peer review of teaching, and negotiated projects. At the conclusion of the course, participants will have developed:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:|| |
Students complete 50 points of study, typically over two years.
|Subject Options:|| |
The following subjects must be completed, and are usually taken over two consecutive years:
Study Period Commencement:
1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:
|Core Participation Requirements:||
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. The core participation requirements for study in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education are:
In all courses
1. The ability to comprehend complex information related to education and the disciplines in which the student is teaching.
2. The ability to communicate clearly and independently in assessment tasks a knowledge of the content, principles and practices relating to education and other relevant disciplines.
3. Behavioural and social attributes that enable a student to participate in a complex learning environment. Students are required to take responsibility for their own participation and learning. They also contribute to the learning of other students in collaborative learning environments, demonstrating interpersonal skills and an understanding of the needs of other students. Assessment may include the outcomes of tasks completed in collaboration with other students.
Students who feel a disability will prevent them from meeting the above academic requirements are encouraged to contact Disability Liaison.
|Further Study:|| |
Graduates may progress to a range of other graduate coursework programs.
On completing this subject, participants should be able to:
|Links to further information:||www.cshe.unimelb.edu.au|
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