Development of professional skills as a teacher and engagement in critical reflection on professional practice by documenting goals, growth, achievement, and professional attributes developed throughout the course of study. Requires students to identify a need in their profession.
Students will critically reflect on their professional practice and identify a need. They will then be work with a supervisor to design, conduct, analyse, and write up a professional inquiry project.
|Paper title||Professional Inquiry|
|Teaching period||1st Non standard period (22 February 2019 - 15 February 2020)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,675.73|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$8,877.11|
- Pre or Corequisite
- EDUC 412
- Limited to
- Limited to: MEdLn
- The duration of this paper is 12 months (50 weeks).
- Teaching staff
To be confirmed
Students will be expected to access required readings via the library and the Internet and to source their own relevant readings.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy,
Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
By the end of this paper, students will be able to:
- Identify evidence and arguments for and against practices which they already use, practices they could adopt, and consider implications for their teaching.
- Reflect critically upon their approaches to teaching within the context of contemporary research literature and practice.
- Use the outcomes of reflection and research to improve their own practices as teachers.
- Articulate the personal theories, beliefs and thinking that guide their teaching practices.
- Show evidence that they have a willingness and ability to learn and engage in ongoing learning and to appreciate that learning to teach is a lifelong endeavour.