MIS393 - Team Based Learning

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Placement

Trimester 2: Placement

Trimester 3: Placement

Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:Nil
EFTSL value:0.125
Work experience in industry:

This is a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) unit*

Unit chair:

A Craig


Completion of a minimum of 7 credit points



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

This unit requires no formal class attendance. However, this work placement will involve between 100-120 hours of supervised contact with an approved organisation.


*Students will need to go through an application process to apply to be a member of the team for particular projects.


Special enrolment requirements apply - students must obtain Unit Chair approval prior to enrolment.


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.



The unit aims to provide students with an opportunity to undertake, as part of their degree, a wholly team-based project of 100-120 hours with an approved organisation.


Faculty-sourced opportunities for team based learning will arise and be advertised to students. An example is the Malaysian Group Internship scheme which is conducted each year.

Students will learn in and with the team, with the intention to critically reflect on their experience, their graduate attributes and employability competencies through a continuous assessment process.


Assessment 1 (individual) - Written assignment -  Pre Project tasks (1500 words) - 20%

Assessment 2 (individual) - Written assignment - Reflective diary (1000 words) - 10%

Assessment 3 (team)- Team project and presentation - 50%

Assessment 4 (individual) - Written assignment - Post project report (2000 words) - 20%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.