2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2/Semester 2, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of your trimester or semester.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
A306 and A326 course students: completion of at least 16 credit points including AIS101, AIX117 and AIS201
D338 and D323 course students: completion of at least 10 credit point on the BIS side of the degree including AIS101, AIX117 and AIS201
Must be enrolled in A306, A326, D323 or D338
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
Trimester 2: 1 x 2-hour seminar per week
Trimester 1 & Trimester 2: 1 x 2-hour online seminar per week (recordings provided)
This unit supports students to develop and present a personalised Graduate Portfolio that documents their learning experiences during their course and evidences achievement of the Bachelor of International Studies Course Learning Outcomes. Development and presentation of the portfolio will enable students to develop a coherent account their studies and activities and articulate the skills and attributes that they have developed through completion of the Bachelor of International Studies. This will be achieved via reflection on students’ formal and informal learning experiences and consideration of their significance for personal and professional development. Students will learn how to create, curate and maintain a professional online presence that reflects their identity as a Bachelor of International Studies graduate and effectively showcases their knowledge, experience, skills and attributes, and will also learn how to orally present this information in professional interview situations. It is strongly recommended that students complete at least 2 credit points of international experience prior to enrolment.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit
At the completion of this unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Articulate a clear understanding of International Studies as an interdisciplinary field of studies and in relation to their individual course experience (core units, major/s, international experiences, electives, extracurricular activities)
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
Reflect on how their learning experiences have contributed to their knowledge of International Studies
Explain verbally and in writing how their learning experiences demonstrate achievement of the Bachelor of International Studies Course Learning Outcomes.
GLO4: Critical thinking
Evidence attainment of the Bachelor of International Studies Course Learning Outcomes via development and presentation of an online portfolio
GLO3: Digital literacy
GLO5: Problem solving
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: AIS303 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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