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MWL201 - Community Based Volunteering

Year

2017 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Placement

Trimester 2: Placement

Trimester 3: Placement

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Graeme Pye (Trimester 1 and Trimester 3)

Prerequisite:

Completion of 4 credit points ( excluding Credit for Prior Learning) prior to commencing placement

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

MIS291

Contact hours:

This unit is an experiential learning unit which will involve approximately 100 hours of placement plus 20 hours for individual reflection and associated assessment tasks.  This unit requires no formal class attendance though some programs may conduct a compulsory briefing/orientation session (4 hours).

Note:

This unit requires students to complete an online application form and submit a current resume and signed course map. For more information and to complete the application process please click here.  Students cannot enrol in the unit or commence a placement without written approval. Placements can be completed in Australia or overseas.

Content

This unit provides students with an opportunity to undertake appropriate and relevant experiential learning within their studies. The unit aims to provide students with an opportunity as part of their course to take part in a community based volunteering placement with a not-for-profit organisation as a means for developing citizenship, generic skills and graduate attributes that enhance future employment.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Individual) - Pre-Placement Tasks (1500 words) - 20%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Reflective Learning Journal (3500 words) - 40%

Assessment 3 (Individual) -Post- placement report (3500 words) - 40%

From Trimester 2 2017:

Assessment 1 (Individual) - Pre-Placement Tasks (1500 words) - 20%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Reflective Learning Journal (3500 words) - 40%

Assessment 3 (Individual) -Post- placement report (3500 words) - 40%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% on Assessment Task 3.

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