Faculty of Education

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedClayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Rachel Forgasz


This unit develops students' working knowledge of a range of conceptualisations of reflection and its place in professional practice. Students are encouraged to consider their identities as reflective practitioners and are supported to develop skills to reflect on and interpret critical moments in workplace practice.


  1. develop their working knowledge of the concepts of reflection and reflective learning
  2. identify their values around the construction of knowledge and their identities as reflective professionals
  3. apply reflective approaches to interpreting critical moments in practice.


Reading review (1200 - 1600 words, 40%); Case development and interpretation (2400 - 2800 words, 60%)

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Contact hours

18 contact hours and 6 hours of online activity per semester plus an average of 10 hours per week in self-directed study