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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedClayton First semester 2011 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Assoc. Prof. J Deppeler


A minimum of thirty days of appropriate supervised inclusive and special education professional practice experiences in school-based settings can be spread across the semester or taken in one or more intensive block periods. Students must have their placements approved by the practicum coordinator, Associate Professor Joanne Deppeler.


Upon successful completion of this unit, participants should have:

  • gained school-based experience;
  • an understanding of the principles which influence current inclusive education, approaches for supporting student diversity; and
  • will have developed knowledge and skills appropriate to improving their professional practice.


Professional practice report totalling 3000 words comprises (Part A: 1500-2000 words and Part B: 1000-1500 words): 60%
Reflective Journal (3500 words): 40%. The time involved in practicum placement activities have been taken into account in designing the other work to be assessed in this unit (equiv. 1500 words)

Chief examiner(s)

Assoc. Prof. Joanne Deppeler

Contact hours

3 hours per week


EDF6601. Students must also have successfully completed or be concurrently enrolled in EDF6602 and have the approval of the unit coordinator