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Designing and Delivering Vocational Education and Training (VET) Programs (EDN597)

Organisational Unit Education
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1E-internal, S1E-external
Description This unit explores the skills and knowledge required to effectively design and deliver vocational education and training (VET) programs within the Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) secondary school context. The unit provides an initial introduction to Australian national VET policy, systems and structures and equips students with practical skills and applied conceptual and theoretical knowledge to design and deliver programs in VET.
Unit Learning Outcomes On successful completion of this unit you will be able to:
1. Explain the purpose, role and structure of VET courses in the Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) within the context of Australian VET system
2. Analyse and interpret VET curriculum (Training Packages and Accredited Courses) to plan, design organise and deliver VET training programs
3. Plan, design and organise VET learning programs for groups and individuals to meet specific learner characteristics
4. Facilitate and deliver VET learning programs for groups and individuals to meet specific learner characteristics
Timetabled Learning Activities Face-to-face intensive tutorials:
* 3 days at the beginning of the teaching period
* 2 days at the end of the teaching period
Unit Learning Experiences This unit uses a blended strategy of lecture and individual and group learning activities. All students will engage in online learning and actively participate in online weekly learning activities.
Internal students are required to attend three-day intensive face-to-face tutorials at the beginning of the teaching period and two days at the end of the teaching period.
External students are required to actively participate in five (one hour) online webinars held over the teaching period.
Other Learning Experiences Lectures (online) - 1 hour per week
Webinars (online) - 1 hour every alternate week throughout the teaching period
Assessment There are three assessment items for this unit which include: Assignment 1 (15%) Weekly Learning Activities; Assignment 2 (45%) VET Learning Program Plan; Assignment 3 (40%) VET Teaching Demonstration.
Prerequisites Enrolment in either M1284 Master of Teaching (Secondary), G1025 Graduate Diploma in Education (Tertiary & Workplace), or M1208 Master of Education (Coursework)
Notes Applicants must be able to demonstrate vocational/industry competence and experience in a VET learning/content area.
Appears in these Minors Vocational and Education Training Programs
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.


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