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EEE712 - The Strategic Academic

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:C Campbell




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Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


The unit includes a core module with choice within elective modules.


The unit will prepare participants to situate or further develop themselves and their teaching in the tertiary sector in relation to the multiple roles of an academic in teaching, research and development, administration and community service. Topics include Institutional governance, management, strategic plans, the roles and effects of policies, rules and regulations and their applications; quality assurance and risk management; ethical and legal issues impacting on the academic; national and international higher education systems; formal/informal leadership roles; and developing a research culture and research-based teaching culture. There is opportunity to incorporate into the work of the unit professional development modules conducted by Human Resources.


Two individual projects of 3000 words (or equivalent) each. In Project 1 participants will develop a personal plan grounded in required institutional knowledge that reflects their personal goals, the institution's strategic goals and operational plans. In Project 2, participants select one or more areas from their personal plan for further exploration and investigation in relation to their own career development.

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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