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EPR703 - Reflecting On Practice in Professional Experience

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Offering information:

*Trimester 3 enrolments close mid-August each year.  Contact Student Support for further enrolment advice.

Enrolment modes:

(B, G, X)

Credit point(s):1

Trimester 1 (B, G), Trimester 2 (B, G, X), Trimester 3* (B, G)

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:J Moss

EPR701 and EPR702 for students enrolled in the Primary/Secondary strands


Must be enrolled in course E760.

Incompatible with:

EPR705, EPR706, EPR707

Contact hours:

3 hours per week or equivalent.  This unit also involves 25 whole days of in the field experience which will occur in a school setting.

(i) Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

(ii) This unit requires students to undertake professional experience placements organised by the Professional Experience Office.




Students will examine the role of the teacher in the school and community and as a member of a profession. Students will select key teaching and learning and assessment artefacts and build their professional portfolio to share with school and university staff members. Students will further develop their ability to communicate in early childhood settings or classrooms and in staffrooms and in particular with students and their families and other key community organisations to ensure the learning of all students. Students will also explore how key professional associations may support them to become members of a learning community.


Assessment 1 - Deakin Authentic Teacher Performance Assessment (ATA) 90% 
Assessment 2 - Professional Experience 10%


Assessing the Professional experience

This component is assessed primarily by the supervising classroom teacher in consultations with the preservice teacher.

Satisfactory completion of the Professional Experience component is compulsory in order for the student to pass this unit.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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