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1 Admission into MSE-Master of Special Education 1a Admission into GCEWM-Graduate Certificate in Education (Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health) 1b Admission into MTSESC-Master of Teaching (Special Education) (Secondary) 1c Admission into MDPP-Master of Disability Policy and Practice 1d Admission into MDPPA-Master of Disability Policy and Practice [1.5 years] 1e Admission into MTESOL-Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) 1f Admission into GCECP-Graduate Certificate in Education (Cog Psych & Educational Prac) 1g Admission into MLE-Master of Leadership in Education 1h Admission into GCCPEP-Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice 1i Admission into MCPEP-Master of Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice 1j Admission into GCWPMHE-Graduate Certificate in Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health in Education 1k Admission into MWPMHE-Master of Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health in Education 1l Admission into GCE-Graduate Certificate in Education 1m Admission into MED% 1n Admission into GCSEP-Graduate Certificate in Social and Emotional Pedagogy 1o Admission into MCPEPA - Master of Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice - 1.5 years 1p Admission into MWPMHEA - Master of Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health in Education - 1.5 years 1q Admission into MEDUA - Master of Education - 1.5 years 2 Admission into BAMTPR-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Primary) 2a Admission into BAMTS-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Secondary) 2b Admission into BGSCMTPR-Bachelor of General Science, Master of Teaching (Primary) 2c Admission into BSCMTS-Bachelor of Science, Master of Teaching (Secondary) 3 108 units of study Must Satisfy: (((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j or 1k or 1l or 1m or 1n or 1o or 1p or 1q)) or ((2 or 2a or 2b or 2c) and 3))
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This topic involves a study of current theory and research about learners' motivation, cognition and metacognition.
This topic aims to:
Foster research-informed enquiry, critical analysis, synthesis, evaluation and reflection as essential educational practices;
Provide an introduction to current theory and research in areas of cognitive psychology and educational practice, including the key constructs of motivation, cognition and metacognition;
Develop capabilities for self-regulated learning;Contribute to improvements in professional decision making;
Translate knowledge gained from reading, discussion, research and writing into educational practices;
Disseminate knowledge gained from reading, discussion, research and writing to professional colleagues;
Foster interdisciplinary and intercultural partnerships and work collaboratively;
Engage in informed, constructive debate;
Engage in professional reflective practice.
Expected learning outcomes
On completing this topic students will be able to:
Explain key constructs in motivation, cognition and metacognition;
Analyse how motivation, cognition and metacognition affect learning and problem solving;
Relate an instance of student learning to extant theories about motivation, cognition and/or metacognition;
Contribute to informed debate about teaching and learning;
Demonstrate high standards of academic literacy.
Key dates and timetable
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