EEL523 Enhancing The Skilful Higher Education Teacher. (8)

This subject recognises that participants have undertaken different pathways through the course that focus on their own learning needs and context. It comprises three interconnected elements that support participants to:
* integrate and synthesise their learning in the course as a whole,
* demonstrate the course learning outcomes and requirements for Higher Education Academy (HEA) Fellow
* gain skills to continue their professional development and learning in the workplace and take on educational leadership roles.


Session 2 (60)
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EEL523. 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


Division of Learning and Teaching

Enrolment Restrictions

This subject is restricted to academic, divisional and vocational education staff who are currently engaged in learning and teaching in higher education contexts.

Assumed Knowledge

Students are required to have a background in teaching and learning acquired through EEL516, and EEL521 (or equivalent), that supports their capacity to develop a professional development plan and to research their teaching.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to analyse their individual professional learning and development priorities;
  • be able to develop and implement plans and actions in pursuit of their development priorities, and evaluate the outcomes of such actions; and,
  • be able to reflect on their learning and their opportunities to undertake an educational leadership and mentoring role in their professional workplace.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Researching Teaching
  • Reflective Practice
  • Presenting a Capstone Teaching Portfolio

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of EEL523 in Session 2 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Value %
Review of learning & developmental priorities
Capstone project

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.