Details for Reflective Pedagogy

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: EDU507
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Jim Twelves


The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Reflective Pedagogy

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Describe the development of Christian schooling pedagogical practices from the perspective of their philosophical and theoretical foundations
  2. Appraise the importance of teaching/learning contexts;
  3. Critically evaluate one’s personal teaching practices and student learning processes.
  4. Devise a professional development program effectively incorporating reflective teaching practice;
  5. Design a teaching and learning environment with appropriate content that will maximise learning outcomes.

Subject Content

  • Purposeful transformation in classroom practice.
  • A metanarrative for effective teaching in a Christian school.
  • The philosophical and theological foundations of classroom teaching.
  • The complex contexts of classroom teaching.
  • Re-storying classroom practice.
  • Transformative education.
  • The hidden curriculum and the transmission of assumptions.

This course may be offered in the following formats

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Forum posts (10%)
  • Essay (40%)
  • Multimedia Project (50%)

Prescribed Text

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