Provides students with the opportunity to enhance their professional praxis through collaborative and reflexive action learning. Designed for students who wish to focus upon change and/or improvement in relation to a particular aspect of their professional practice. Students can also implement an evaluation planned through CYS03347.
- Understanding professional practice (theories in use, espoused theories, practical wisdom)
- Reflexive practice and the nature and process of collaborative and participatory action learning
- Identifying and articulating an aspects of practice for change and improvement
- Data collection for action learning or evaluation
- Disseminating learning to a community of professionals
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
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||discuss the importance of evidence-based and data-driven practice||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
|2||describe the key tenets and approaches to action learning||Creativity||Lifelong learning|
|3||demonstrate what it means to be reflexive in professional practice||Creativity||Lifelong learning|
|4||identify and clearly articulate an appropriately focused problem, issue or aspect of their practice as a focus for improvement in practice||Creativity||Lifelong learning|
|5||plan and conduct an action learning or evaluation initiative, involving engagement of, and collaboration with, others within the workplace setting||Creativity||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|6||collect data and evidence to appropriately document and evaluate an action learning or evaluation initiative||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
|7||document learning from the initiative in a format appropriate for dissemination to other professionals.||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Self-directed project NA (NA)|
|Action learning proposal||20%|
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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