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EPR701 - Planning for Learning in Professional Experience

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:K Johnstone
Campus contact:

Annette Bromdal (Burwood (Melbourne))

Liz Rouse (Waurn Ponds (Geelong))

Kate Johnstone (Cloud (online))




EEE751 and must be enrolled in E760

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Burwood: 6 x 1 hr Class over the trimester, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week. 

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Professional experience: Students will also be required to attend 10 days of professional experience for single strand and 20 days for dual strand.


This unit focuses on exploring learners in context. Over the trimester, students will examine their own learning processes to develop skills in becoming a reflective practitioner. Students will develop an awareness of the importance of inclusive practices required in early childhood, primary and secondary classrooms, staffrooms and school communities. Students will take an inquiry approach to investigate understandings of learning in early childhood and school settings. They will consider cultural practices and begin to build their awareness of how to link their knowledge of and relationships with students to meaningful learning experiences. They will begin to develop the skills of planning, teaching and evaluating learning with a small group of students.


Planning for managing learning - document analysis (2500 words) 50%

Literature review and reflective narrative (2500 words) 50%

Hurdle Requirement: Satisfactory completion of the professional experience placement is required in order to pass this unit

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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