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ED5304 - Evaluation and Scholarship in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

[Offered in 2019 only]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: Division of Tropical Environments & Societies

Available only students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate of Education (Academic Practice).

This subject will extend ED5300 and ED5301 by engaging in cycles of critical reflection of your own academic practice through review of student learning, peer observation, action research and the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL). It positions academic professionals as learners and researchers in the context and constraints of an ever changing higher education sector. ED5304 assessment forms a scholarly project plan that can be implemented in the elective subject that follows (ED5305), combined with the development or extension of your contemporary academic e-profile.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and generate practical and research- informed solutions to complex problems in a range of higher education contexts, with responsibility, autonomy, well-developed judgement and adaptability;
  • Communicate a clear and coherent exposition of complex knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences through high level speaking, reading, writing, listening and advocacy skills;
  • Critically engage with a range of evaluation data sources and tools and professional learning and development opportunities to enhance the quality and scholarship of teaching and learning.
Prerequisites: ED5300 AND ED5301


JCU Singapore, Block, Study Period 55
Census Date 20-Jun-2019
Face to face teaching 01-Jun-2019 to 17-Jun-2019 (2 day intensive, 1 June 2019 and 17 June 2019)
Coord/Lect: Dr Andrea Lynch.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 14 hours - Face to face plus online participation
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: evaluation of academic practice (20%); research project literature review (40%); research project design (40%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.