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EEB330 Developing the Vocational Education and Training Practitioner (8)

Abstract

The aim of this subject is to provide underpinning skills and knowledge to enable the student to evaluate and critically apply the principles of inclusive teaching and learning into their own professional practice. It also discusses the social and economic imperatives which shape adult and vocational education and the strong orientation to social justice and equity which is embedded in Vocational Education and Training policy. It looks at the responsibility of those who work within the adult and vocational education field to meet the needs of its students and industry groups. An opportunity is provided for students to reflect on their learning in the area of adult and vocational education and training, including the extent to which they have developed the CSU graduate qualities.

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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Education

Assumed Knowledge

EEB321 or EEB312; EEL120 or EEL445; EPT320; EEL320; Certificate IV in Training & Assessment (TAA40104 or TAE40110)

Enrolment restrictions

Not available to students who have completed EMC301
Incompatible subject(s)
EMC301

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to apply the principles and the practices of critical reflection to evaluate their everyday practice as a VET practitioner
  • be able to use Training Packages (and other curricular structures) effectively to design, implement and evaluate specific programs which meet the qualification rules and the training needs of different groups of students
  • be able to design, implement and evaluate specific programs which can be used for professional development purposes
  • be able to develop a professional portfolio which documents learning from their study of adult and vocational education and training and provides a template for further professional development in the workplace
  • be able to articulate their progress towards the CSU Graduate Attributes whilst studying for their degree/diploma
  • be able to articulate their role as a teacher/trainer in terms of the principles of professional ethics, sensitivity to Indigenous and other cultures, and sustainability

Syllabus

The subject will cover the following topics:
  • LIFELONG LEARNING, REFLECTIVE PRACTICE AND GENERIC SKILLS
  • Lifelong learning
  • Reflective practice
  • Generic Skills and graduate attributes
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT THEORY AND PRACTICE
  • Personal development
  • General development
  • DEVELOPMENT OF TEACHERS AND TRAINERS
  • Career goals
  • Organisational goals
  • ISSUES OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
  • Professional Ethics
  • Sensitivity to Indigenous and other cultures
  • Sustainability
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN ADULT AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
  • Lifelong learning
  • Technical currency
  • PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIOS
  • Using portfolios
  • Portfolios in different professional areas
  • E-portfolios
  • IDENTIFYING GAPS IN SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
  • Teaching
  • Assessment
  • Curriculum matching and design
  • Meeting student needs
  • Learning neeeds assessment
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING
  • Reviewing current competence
  • Career options
  • Preparing a PD plan

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 20 October 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.