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Positives: - the friends you make along the way - i have made so many friends for life with the same interests that i have which is great
- placement - all the lives you can impact in such a short amount of time really drives you to want to finis...

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Positives: Really good preparation for teaching practice. Expert teachers who currently practice running tutorials for specific subjects

Negatives: Course was a little too theory-heavy and could have provided more practical development opportun...

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Positives: Assessments that allow you to use critical thinking.

Practical placements

Negatives: Sometimes lecturers can be vague

My advice to future students is: Manage your time wisely

Be creative and experiment various teaching and ...

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Positives: This course provides authentic teaching experience for you to be on-site and learn the arts of teaching. It is great for your future employment by getting real working experience in placement. Your cohorts are from different nationaliti...

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Most of the tutors at Deakin are overwhelmingly supportive. However, the vagueness of the content offered makes it difficult to apply to the world of teaching. Some subjects are online only which I personally had difficulty with as a 'face to face...

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I did this course in Geelong and externally (online). I majored in Mathematics.

The course had really great and useful mathematical content.

My advice to future students is: I thought studying online (at home) was a really good offering and...

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Positives: Ease of access, online content

Negatives: Travel time, parking

My advice to future students is: Make friendships and volunteer as much as possible

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- tutors
- lecturers

- some of the how to teach subjects
- education subjects don’t link to things you learn on placement

My advice to future students is: Always check your course map is going in the ...

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Positive - the units are really interesting and as I'm studying teaching there are lots of opportunities for teaching on placement to gain real-life experience in the job

Negative - there is a need for units that are based more on real-life sit...

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A positive is the entryway into large amounts of experience, the course allowed me to have placement within regional education to allow me to fully comprehend the work i'm learning about.

The negatives however was that I was distanced from the...

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