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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 4224

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
167382

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 1 & 2)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Education Futures

Course aim

For preservice teachers to locate, engage with, critique and synthesise educational theory, policy and literature to inform and appraise practice.

Course content

Honours A is designed to be a broad introduction to educational research including a range of educational theories that underpin understandings of education and teaching practice. Preservice teachers will develop skills and knowledge of how to locate, engage with, critique and synthesise literature, policy, research and educational theory to critically analyse and appraise their pedagogical decision making.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

All courses in Year 1-3 of the program must be completed.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture (Online) 2 hour x 4 weeks
Workshop 6 hours x 4 weeks
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture (Online) 2 hour x 4 weeks
Workshop 6 hours x 4 weeks
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Lecture (Online) 2 hour x 4 weeks
Workshop 6 hours x 4 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Lecture (Online) 2 hour x 4 weeks
Workshop 6 hours x 4 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (Online activities) 6 hours x 4 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Literature review 2000 words 40% n/a
Critical analysis 2500 words 60% n/a
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Literature review 2000 words 40% n/a
Critical analysis 2500 words 60% n/a
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Literature review 2000 words 40% n/a
Critical analysis 2500 words 60% n/a
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Literature review 2000 words 40% n/a
Critical analysis 2500 words 60% n/a
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Literature review 2000 words 40% n/a
Critical analysis 2500 words 60% n/a

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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