EEB441 The Reflective Practitioner (8)

This subject is designed for students who have successfully completed the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. 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
Session 1 (30)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
One session
School of Education
Enrolment restrictions

Not available to students who have completed:
EEB312 - Paired subject

Assumed Knowledge

Students will have completed a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110/TAE40116) prior to commencing this subject and been granted the VET02C credit.

Subject Relationships
Incompatable Subjects
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to discuss a range of workplace learning theories and their usefulness in a variety of situations;
  • be able 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;
  • be able to identify, evaluate and use strategies for effective reflection on professional practice;
  • be able to reflect on developing their own teaching practice from a Certificate IV Training and Assessment qualified trainer to a higher level of professional expertise; and
  • be able to critically analyse and use current professional literature in order to increase the efficacy of their own practice and their professional understanding.
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Reflection on Professional Practice
  • Reflective Learning
  • Reflective Teaching
  • Reflection-on-action and Reflection-in-action
  • Being a Reflective Practitioner
  • Training in enterprise contexts
  • 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 (Certificate IV in Training and Assessment in Context)
  • Strategies for reflection and self-evaluation
  • Evaluating practice in the classroom or other learning environment
  • Reflecting on workplace processes and practices
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

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