Critical Reflection in Special Education Settings

Course code EDUC6164
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This course provides students with knowledge about the use of critical reflection in their workplace as a tool to improve their professional practice. Students will be familiarised with contemporary literature on critical reflection, will apply components of this literature to their work practice, and will compare and contrast examples of critical reflection in a variety of special education and disability service settings.

Availability

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Semester 1 - 2015
  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Identify and discuss the principal features of critical reflection in workplace environments;

2. Apply the important features of critical reflection to a present or past professional experience;

3. Develop personal professional goals and to evaluate the extent of their achievement.

Content

Topics will include:

  • Defining critical reflection
  • Critical reflection and other forms of learning
  • Levels of reflection
  • Using critical reflection tools
  • Critical reflection in special education and disability service settings

Assessment Items

Essay: Essays/Written Assignments - Personal Professional Goals

Online Learning Activity: Discussion Board Participation

Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments - Ideology Review

Contact Hours

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term