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EPT327 Effective Teaching in VET (8)

Abstract

In this subject students will learn about, and operate within, policy and regulatory frameworks both governmental and organisational. Students will engage with theories relating to teaching, learning, assessment and evaluation and will link these to their practice. A practicum of 50 hours is included in this subject. This subject will include content from key Units of Competency from the TAE40110 Training Package.

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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Education

Enrolment restrictions

This subject is not available to students who have completed a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment - TAA40104 or TAE40110. This subject is not available to students who have completed the subjects: EPT103; EPT203; EPT220; EPT430; EPT301.
Incompatible subject(s)
EEB321 EPT103 EPT203 EPT220 EPT301 EPT430

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to facilitate individual and group-based learning
  • be able to plan and organise assessment
  • be able to assess competence against Units of Competency from a Training Package or other accredited curriculum
  • be able to evaluate the effectiveness of their teaching/training

Syllabus

The subject will cover the following topics:
  • INTRODUCTION TO ADULT LEARNING
  • Environmental Considerations For Training
  • Learner Considerations
  • Establishing The Learning ?Climate?
  • Adult Learning
  • Individual Differences
  • WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH TRAINING PACKAGES
  • Vocational Education And Training in Australia
  • The Vocational Learning Environment
  • Training Packages
  • Units of Competency
  • Assessment Guidelines
  • Using the Australian Core Skills Framework
  • DESIGN AND DEVELOP LEARNING PROGRAMS
  • Learning Program Design
  • Developing Content
  • Teaching and Learning Strategies
  • Learning Resources
  • Planning for Assessment and Evaluation
  • PLAN, ORGANISE AND DELIVER TRAIINING
  • Facilitating learning
  • Types of sessions and Session Plans
  • Questioning Techniques and Group Discussion Skills
  • Determining Learning Style and Supporting Learning
  • Monitoring Learning and Learner Progress
  • Evaluating Trainer Performance
  • ASSESSING COMPETENCE
  • Methods of Assessment
  • Quality of Evidence
  • Preparing for Assessment
  • Assessing Competence
  • Reviewing the Assessment Process
  • Dilemmas in Assessment
  • PRACTICUM REQUIREMENTS - 50 hours consisting of:
  • Approximately 10-15 hours of delivery of teaching/training sessions
  • Approximately 10-15 hours conducting assessment tasks
  • Approximately 25-30 hours preparation and administration

Work Place Learning

This subject contains a Compulsory Workplace Learning component of 6 days duration. The workplace learning for this subject includes 50 hours of practicum  made up of the following components:
• approximately 10-15 hours delivery of teaching/training sessions;
• approximately 10-15 hours undertaking assessment tasks; and
• approximately 25-30 hours preparation of teaching/training sessions.
 

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 18 October 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.