EEL521 Scholarly Teaching and Learning (8)

This subject provides students with the opportunity to explore a number of aspects of higher education teaching practice. Through a series of self-chosen modules, students will have the opportunity to focus on designing inclusive learning environments that meet the needs of the diverse CSU student profile, and exploring a range of disciplinary, online and practice based pedagogies. Students will be assisted to develop their ability to evaluate the quality of their teaching practice as well as their capacity for reflective practice.

Subject Outlines
Current CSU students can view Subject Outlines for recent sessions. Please note that Subject Outlines and assessment tasks are updated each session.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


Division of Student Learning

Enrolment Restrictions

This subject is restricted to academic, divisional and vocational education staff who are currently engaged in learning and teaching in higher education contexts

Assumed Knowledge

Students will have completed EEL516.  This subject  builds on knowledge introduced in EEL516.

Incompatible Subjects

EEL501, EEL502, EEL513

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to design learning environments that are inclusive of the diverse CSU student profile, for example by promoting academic success and social justice for Indigenous Australian students;
  • be able to provide students with flexibility and choice in learning and teaching where appropriate;
  • be able to apply disciplinary, practice-based, WPL and/or online pedagogies, where appropriate, incorporating educational research, scholarship and evaluation to enhance the quality of their learning design and teaching practices;
  • be able to demonstrate professionalism, initiative and judgement in decision making, actions and reflective teaching practice; and
  • be able to use contemporary learning theories and scholarship to critique a course or subject and make logical suggestions to enhance the quality of teaching and student learning.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • A menu of modules, including the listed, will be offered in the subject:
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning/ disciplinary pedagogies
  • Teaching evaluation
  • Researching your teaching
  • Develop effective learning environments
  • Advanced workplace learning
  • Incorporation of Indigenous Cultural Competence in your course/subject
  • Pedagogy and learning design
  • Self chosen modules from a range of sources including CSU DSL professional learning, and OER resources


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.