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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)
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

This course is 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 prior courses in years 1-3 of the program schedule must be successfully completed before enrolling in this course. This applies to full-time and part-time enrolments. Any variation will need the approval of the Program Director.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 10 sessions
Workshop 3 hours x 10 sessions
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 1 hour x 10 sessions
Workshop 3 hours x 10 sessions
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Lecture 1 hour x 10 sessions
Workshop 3 hours x 10 sessions
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Lecture 1 hour x 10 sessions
Workshop 3 hours x 10 sessions
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (Online activities) 4 hours x 10 sessions

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


Assessment

Critical analysis, Literature review

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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