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EPR703 - Reflecting On Practice in Professional Experience

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Offering information:


(i) As of 27 June 2014 - Trimester 2 2014 enrolments are closed.

(ii) As of 18 July 2014 - Trimester 3 2014 enrolments are closed.

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)

Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:M Ludecke

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) You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

(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%

Hurdle Requirement: Assessing the Professional experience
For students enrolled in School of Education courses, the professional experience component is assessed primarily by the class-based teacher who advises the Unit Chair.  Satisfactory completion of the Professional Experience component is compulsory in order for the student to progress.

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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