EPT508 Professional Experience Research (8)


In this subject, students will undertake the second of two 30 day professional experience placements. The total number of days will be supplemented by observation days completed online through a program of classroom observation conducted digitally and associated with the subject EED408 Successful Teaching. Professional Experience placements will  be assessed according to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.  Students will be required to undertake an appropriate research project portfolio that will link with research the student is undertaking in other education subjects. 

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
Session 2
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EPT508
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

Enrolment restrictions

Students must be enrolled in the Master of Teaching (Secondary) or the Master of Teaching (Primary) degree. Students who have completed EPT442 and or EPT433 cannot enrol in this subject.
Prerequisite(s)Incompatible subject(s)Related subject(s)
EPT441 or EPT432EPT433 EPT442 EPT433 This subject has shared content
EPT442 This subject has shared content

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to consolidate their first and/or second curriculum methods;
  • be able to explain the nature and implications of curriculum planning;
  • be able to develop teaching and learning strategies;
  • be able to incorporate issues of environmental sustainability, Information Communication Technologies, and multiliteracies in the classroom;
  • be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal engagement; and
  • be able to utilise research findings


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Mapping personal and professional attributes
  • Curriculum, pedagogy and assessment
  • Curriculum integration
  • Connecting research to practice
  • Mapping research study to actual practice

Work Place Learning

This subject contains a Compulsory Workplace Learning component of 30 days duration. 30 days professional experience in a primary or secondary school setting.


The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 23 February 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.