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EPR705 - Managing Teaching in Professional Experience

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Student must be enrolled in E760 course.

Unit chair:C Vale




Incompatible with: EPR702
Contact hours:

Minimum 3 self-directed inquiry per week and 3 hours online discussion/located learning


This unit to be taken instead of EPR702 for students undertaking the dual strand in Early Childhood
ii.    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.
iii.    This unit requires students to undertake professional experience placements organised by the Professional Experience Office.


This unit focuses on working effectively with learners both in small groups and as a whole group. Students will plan learning experiences accordingly for a specific cohort of diverse learners. Students will engage in effective communication practices in learning contexts and ensure safe, supportive and challenging inclusive learning-friendly environments. Students will critically reflect on and analyse their own teaching practice drawing on learning about effective pedagogies from previous and current units along with discussions with peers, colleagues, supervisors and Deakin tutors to improve the effectiveness of their planned and enacted teaching.


Concept map - Introducing ATA structures of the Context Statement, 2000 words 40%

Swot analysis - Includes Context Statement as appendix – data, 3000 words 60%

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.

Prescribed texts

Churchill, R 2013, Teaching: making a difference, 2nd edn, John Wiley & Sons, Queensland

EPR702 Managing Teaching in Professional Experience: custom book. Pearson.

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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