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Graduate Certificate in Education (GradCertEd)

  • C1153GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION

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Title Graduate Certificate in Education (GradCertEd)
Course Code C1153
Study Level Graduate Certificate
Organisational Unit Education
Academic Contacts http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/AcademicContacts
Qualification Graduate Certificate in Education (GradCertEd)
Duration Part time only
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Murdoch campus (external)
Restriction All graduate courses are subject to restriction.
Description The Graduate Certificate in Education suite of majors are designed specifically to upskill current qualified teachers in particular areas of need, interest and different phases of learning. The course aims to introduce new pedagogies, content and perspectives into current teaching practices. A multi-dimensional approach to upskilling qualified teachers will be offered to ensure high levels of engagement and authentic learning experiences. The program is designed to personalise learning and address contemporary educational issues facing the teaching workforce.
Admission Requirements: Onshore course offerings Recognised Bachelor of Education degree or higher, or equivalent training. Please note that the course does not constitute an initial teaching qualification.

English competence in accordance with Murdoch University graduate English language requirements.
Course Learning Outcomes 1. Demonstrate understanding of curriculum content applicable to specific major.
2. Design and apply learning programs suitable for the specific major.
3. Review, investigate and synthesise application incidences and issues through a
range of lens and perspectives guided by components of the 3 D Australian
curriculum.
4. Use reflective practice to evaluate and plan for own professional growth in this
area.
Employment Prospects Teaching
Note Please note that the course does not constitute an initial teaching qualification.
This course has been designed in conjunction with Department of Education WA to
upskill teachers.
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Course Structure - 12 credit points

Major - 12 credit points

Select one of the Majors:

Teaching English (7-10) - 12 credit points

Required Units - 12 credit points

EDN501 Teaching Literacy and Literature (7-10) - 3 points
MURDOCH: SP2-internal

EDN502 Teaching Language (7-10) - 3 points
MURDOCH: SS2-internal

EDN517 Learning: Multiple Perspectives, Policies and Practices - 6 points
MURDOCH: S2-external

OR

Teaching Humanities and Social Sciences (7-10) - 12 credit points

Required Units - 12 credit points

EDN503 Teaching History and Civics (7-10) - 3 points
MURDOCH: SP2-internal

EDN504 Teaching Geography and Economics (7-10) - 3 points
MURDOCH: SS2-internal

EDN517 Learning: Multiple Perspectives, Policies and Practices - 6 points
MURDOCH: S2-external

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