There are many universities across Australia offering graduate certificates in education. However, the curriculum for these programs is not standardizer and they are proprietary. That is, the content of the hundreds of similarly named Grad Certs is different and each institution claims ownership of their design (except in some cases where a few institutions share a common design).
In contrast, the curriculum for the vocational Graduate Certificate in Digital Education (TAE8031) is standardized ac cross all institutions, is publicly available and is freely available for use.
Qualification DescriptionThis qualification reflects the roles of individuals who apply substantial specialised skills and knowledge in the field of education and capability development, using ICT.In these roles they make high-level, independent judgements in major planning, design, operational and educational outcomes within highly varied and specialised contexts.The qualification is designed to enhance, but not replace, a teaching or training qualification.The volume of learning of a Graduate Certificate in Digital Education is typically six months to one year. ...
Packaging RulesTotal number of units = 53 core units plus2 elective units of which:
- at least 1 unit must be from Group A or Group B below
- 1 unit from the same group as the first elective chosen, or from any accredited course or endorsed Training Package at Graduate Certificate level or above.The elective units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet local industry needs.Core UnitsTAEDEL801 Evaluate, implement and use ICT-based educational platformsTAEDEL802 Use e-learning with social mediaTAELED801 Design pedagogy for e-learningElective UnitsGroup ATAEASS801 Analyse, implement and evaluate e-assessmentTAELED803 Implement improved learning practiceTAELED802 Investigate the application of ICT content knowledgeGroup BBSBRES801 Initiate and lead applied researchICTICT805 Direct ICT procurementTAELED804 Review enterprise e-learning systems and solutions implementation ...
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