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EEE401 - Professional Relationships

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Enrolment modes:(B, G, W)
Credit point(s):.75
Offerings: Trimester 1
EFTSL value: 0.094
Unit chair:A Marshall (B)
Campus contact:

A Marshall (B), L Rowan (G), J Hodgens (W)

Corequisite:EEP401
Incompatible with: EXE505, EEE505, EXE401

Content

This is the fifth of six units in the Education Studies Major. This unit seeks to deepen understanding of the teaching task through the study of professional relationships within the school and the place of schools in the wider social, economic and political context. The unit focuses on professionalism as both individual and collegial practice and is concerned with respecting and valuing difference and issues of social justice. The factors influencing the changing nature of teaching as a profession are surveyed. The collegial and ethical responsibilities of being a professional educator and lifelong learner in rapidly changing environments are investigated.

Assessment

Task 1: Statement of educational philosophy. Students reflect upon their educational philosophy and the influences that have helped mould that philosophy. They then develop a succinct statement of their educational philosophy that captures the essence of their reflections in a format suitable for incorporation in their professional portfolio. (1500 words or equivalent, 40%)

 

Task 2: Professional Portfolio. In response to expectations the profession has of the capabilities of beginning teachers, students research, collect and rationalise data for their professional portfolio. They then develop a stand-alone portfolio presentation. (2500 words or equivalent, 60%)

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$510$408$408$1563$1697

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
**** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2005
***** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2006
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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