Details for Capstone Review

Note: This subject has been replaced by EDU596 from Semester 1 2024 onwards.

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: EDU590
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: David Hastie


The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Capstone Review

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

Unit Content


  1. Reflectively evaluate the role of the postgraduate course in personal and professional development;
  2. Critique those facets of postgraduate study that facilitated or hindered professional development;
  3. Critically analyse the course undertaken in terms of its philosophical and theological underpinnings, as well as government standards for teachers or school leaders;
  4. Explain and justify transformation—personal, spiritual, educational practice—that has taken place as a result of postgraduate study.

Subject Content

  1. Capstone definition: Summative reflection and the use of Photo Elicitation
  2. Reflection on postgraduate learning processes
  3. Reflection on compliance, teaching standards and teacher accreditation
  4. Reflection on transformation—personal, spiritual, and educational practice

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)

Check timetables for subject availability and mode of delivery

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

Assessment Methods

  • Photo Elicitation Exercise (10%)
  • Essay (40%)
  • Summative Essay (50%)

Prescribed Text

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