EEB503 Reflecting on Education as a Profession in the 21st Century (8)

Students will be required to complete an e-Portfolio that will include a substantial reflection on their studies within the MEd and the contribution of their learning to their thinking as a professional and to their progress and development within their career. In particular they will consider the changes that have occurred within their practices and the profession more widely and critically assess the issues that have contributed to these changes.

Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
Online
Albury-Wodonga Campus
Session 2 (60)
Online
Albury-Wodonga Campus
Session 3 (90)
Online
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
HD/FL
Duration
One session
School
School of Education
Enrolment restrictions

Available to students in the Master of Education

Assumed Knowledge
Students should have an understanding of concepts in EER504 prior to enrolment.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Reflect deeply on the learning they have experienced during the MEd and in particular consider the contributions this learning has made to their practice as a professional.
  • Consider changes and pressures within the broader education profession and how these are influencing their own career experiences.
  • Consider the way their learninig has helped change their practice as a professional and the way their careers may develop as a result of their learning.
  • Complete a comprehensive ePortfolio that includes reflection on, and selfassessment of, their studies and the contributions these have made to their growth as a professional.
Syllabus
The subject will cover the following topics:
  1. Consideration of the position and relevance of the professional educator in 21st Century education.
  2. Critical assessment of the connections between the theories and learning experienced in the MEd and education in practice.
  3. Review of the skills, competencies and perspectives developed through study in the MEd.
  4. Critical reflection on the integration, connections, and synthesis in learning experienced in the MEd.
  5. Critical reflection on contemporary planning and decision making for the 21st Century professional educator.
  6. Exchange of views and concepts of education as a profession in the 21st Century with fellow students from "like" and "unlike" education backgrounds.
  7. Completion of a comprehensive e-Portfolio of the critical reflections, self-assessment and other learning experienced through the MEd.
Contact
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.

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