2 x 3-hour intensive workshop-2s per semester 4 x 4-hour intensive workshop-1s per semester
1 Admission into MEDCP-Master of Education (Cog Psych & Educational Prac) 1a Admission into MEDLM-Master of Education (Leadership and Management) 1b Admission into MEDOS-Master of Education 1c Admission into MEDSE-Master of Education (Special Education) 1d Admission into MEDWS-Master of Education 1e Admission into MEDCPP-Master of Education (Cog Psych & Educational Prac) [1.5 years] 1f Admission into MEDGEP-Master of Education (Gifted Education) [1.5 years] 1g Admission into MEDIBP-Master of Education (International Baccalaureate) [1.5 years] 1h Admission into MEDSEP-Master of Education (Special Education) [1.5 years] 1i Admission into MEDLMP-Master of Education (Leadership and Management) [1.5 years] 1j Admission into MEDWSP-Master of Education [1.5 years] 1k Admission into MEDWM-Master of Education (Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health) 1l Admission into MEDWMP-Master of Education (Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health) [1.5 years] 1m Admission into MEDUOS-Master of Education 1n Admission into MEDLE-Master of Education (Languages Education) 1o Admission into MEDLEP-Master of Education (Languages Education) [1.5 years] 1p Admission into MISE-Master of Inclusive and Specialised Education 2 Admission into GCE-Graduate Certificate in Education 2a Admission into MCPEP-Master of Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice 2b Admission into MED-Master of Education 2c Admission into MLE-Master of Leadership in Education 2d Admission into MWPMHE-Master of Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health in Education 3 Admission into BAMTPR-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Primary) 3a Admission into BAMTS-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Secondary) 3b Admission into BGSCMTPR-Bachelor of General Science, Master of Teaching (Primary) 3c Admission into BSCMTS-Bachelor of Science, Master of Teaching (Secondary) 4 108 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 ((2 or 2a or 2b or 2c or 2d)) or ((3 or 3a or 3b or 3c) and 4))
This topic welcomes students to learning and studying at Flinders and introduces them to the purposes and practices of postgraduate study. At a conceptual level students will familiarise themselves with the breadth, depth and complexity of fields of study in Education. At a practical level students will develop and/or enhance a range of cognitive and communication skills needed to critically investigate, evaluate and report on educational theory and practice. Through information and dialogue in class sessions and practical, self-directed learning activities, students will build competence and confidence to meet the demands of postgraduate study.
The aim of this topic is:
to prepare students who are new to postgraduate study to undertake research and apply knowledge within their fields of study
to foster an appreciation of the scholarship of research
to support the development of students' as self-directed learners
to develop and/or refine students' conceptual and practical skills in:
accessing relevant research-related resources and materials
critical writing and analysis
preparing and delivering effective oral presentations
undertaking a variety of assignment tasks that involve critical evaluation and/or professional application
to introduce students to Flinders expectations for undertaking postgraduate study
for students from non-English speaking backgrounds, to increase confidence and proficiency in communicating using English in academic contexts
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:
access information on Flinders expectations for postgraduate study including policies and procedures and be familiar with sources of support and resources available to them
reflect critically on relevant research and professional literature
deliver high quality oral presentations
prepare scholarly written papers that conform to expected academic conventions
confidently communicate using English in a variety of academic contexts (speaking, reading, writing, listening)
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2020 are no longer published.
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