Unit description

Provides support for students seeking to develop a professional portfolio that provides tangible evidence of a high level of professional learning achieved against established standards of attainment. Students will plan and implement appropriate strategies for collecting, selecting, documenting and evaluating evidence of professional learning.

Unit content

  1. The nature of lifelong learning, professional development and reflective practice
  2. The role of professional or industry standards in informing ongoing professional practice, learning and development
  3. Professional ePortfolios, reflective practice and continuing professional development  
  4. Categories and sources of quality evidence for professional ePortfolios
  5. Self-reflection, peer critique, setting learning goals and ongoing development of professional ePortfolios

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Teaching and assessment


Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

Fee paying courses
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