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EPR707 - Reflecting On Practice in Professional Experience

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:J Moss
Prerequisite:

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

EPR705 for students enrolled in the Early Childhood strand

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in course E760.

Incompatible with:

EPR703, EPR706

Contact hours:

3 hours per week. This unit also provides 31 days of professional experience in a primary school.

Note:
(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.

Content

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

Assessment 1 - Deakin Authentic Teacher Performance Assessment (ATA) 90% 
Assessment 2 - Professional Portfolio Presentation 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

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