EEB441 The Reflective Practitioner (8)


This subject is designed for students who have successfully completed the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110). The subject encourages a broader and deeper understanding of teaching and assessment practice through wider reading and critical assessments. It does this through seeking to develop or enhance the students' ability to analyse, evaluate and critically reflect on their own practice within a framework of applicable lifelong learning perspectives.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Session 2
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EEB441
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Education

Assumed Knowledge

Students will have completed a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) prior to commencing this subject and been granted the VET02C credit.

Enrolment restrictions

Not available to students who have completed EEB312; EEB321; EEB221; EEB430; EPT331; EPT332; EPT333
Incompatible subject(s)Related subject(s)
EEB221 EEB312 EEB321 EEB430 EEE220 EEE403 EEE440 EMC201 EMC202 EMC220 EMC301 EMC440 EPT103 EPT203 EPT210 EPT220 EPT301 EPT331 EPT332 EPT333 EPT423 EPT430 EEB321 Majority of subject content is similar
EPT332 Shares Common Content
EPT333 Shares Common Content
EEB312 Paired Subject
EPT331 Shares Common Content

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • recognise the importance and usefulness of reflection on their practice in developing professional expertise;
  • recognise the need to use current professional literature in order to increase the efficacy of their own practice;
  • identify and use strategies for effective reflection on professional practice;
  • be able to discuss a range of workplace learning theories and their usefulness in a variety of situations;
  • have a capacity to analyse classroom and workplace environments for their learning potential;
  • be able to reflect on adult and vocational teaching and training, using appropriate literature as a reference source; and
  • be able to reflect on their own professional practice in the context of the TAE40110.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Reflective Learning
  • Reflective Teaching
  • Reflection-on-action and Reflection-in-action
  • Being a Reflective Practitioner
  • Teaching and learning with students in a Training Package context
  • Training Practitioners as Lifelong Learners
  • Training Practitioners as Facilitators of Lifelong Learning
  • REFLECTING ON PRACTICE (TAE40110 in Context)
  • Strategies for reflection and self-evaluation
  • Evaluating practice in the classroom or other learning environment
  • Reflecting on workplace processes and practices


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.