This unit explores integrity in teaching practice and in professional identity. It explores the educator’s integrity as reflective learner/practitioner, teacher/assessor/evaluator, institutional/disciplinary representative, and their role with peers and students. It addresses issues of alignment with traditions and missions of academic and ecclesial institutions, including academic freedom and personal integrity.

Unit Code: DE8133L

Points: 16.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Education Studies

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Australian Lutheran College

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Learning Outcomes


Describe and analyse their own teaching (such as methods used in class and online, resource provision, engagement with larger narratives, and engagement with students) as a basis for ongoing professional development


Critically reflect on their own identity, growth and trajectory in higher education


Critique their own methods in design, conduct and review of assessment in the light of recognised good practice.

Unit sequence

Prerequisites: DE8030L Introduction to Theological Education and DE8031L Principles of Teaching in Higher Education


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Critical Review

Engage with the critical response of a peer to consider the place of your own teaching alongside that of others and shape a personal learning plan. 1500 words

1500 40.0
Personal Reflection

Critique personal practice in assessment in the light of institutional policy and the principles of good practice. 1500 words

1500 35.0

Describe yourself as a practitioner in higher education. 1000 words

1000 25.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2020-01-14 14:33:55 +1100