Details for Critical Evaluation of Professional Learning

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: EDU579
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: David Hastie


The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Critical Evaluation of Professional Learning

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

Unit Content


  1. Explain and interpret insights on educational practice from a diversity of sources and learning areas as filtered through a Biblical worldview;
  2. Critically evaluate the professional learning processes engaged in during postgraduate study or other professional development activities to identify the enduring significance of scholarly reflection in one’s lifelong learning journey;
  3. Critique learning experiences based on current research and literature in the field, as well as biblical perspectives and suggest changes to established ideas and practices;
  4. Summarise and critically evaluate unstated worldviews that are embedded in educational professional learning events in order to ensure a fundamental coherence in one’s approach to teaching and learning;
  5. Describe the design and delivery of learning programs that are based upon Biblical presuppositions to enhance worldview and life values of a school community.

Subject Content

  1. Unit overview: A worldview toolkit: Principle and mindset.
  2. Discussion of professional development literature
  3. Discussion of professional learning events
  4. Reflection and feedback on worldview perspectives in professional learning

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face-to-Face
  • Distance/ Global Online
  • Intensive (5 days of classes/7 hours per day followed by 85 hours reading, writing and assignments)
  • Extensive (5 days spread over the semester)

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Assessment Methods

  • Forum posts (10%)
  • 3 Critical Evaluation Reports (50%)
  • Summative Evaluation Essay (40%)

Prescribed Text

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