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AIS303 - International Studies Capstone Portfolio

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2020 unit information

Important Update:

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

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 1: Alison Burns
Trimester 2: Alison Burns
Prerequisite:

A306 and A326 course students: completion of at least 16 credit points including AIS101, AIX117 and AIS201

Or

D338 and D323 course students: completion of at least 10 credit point on the BIS side of the degree including AIS101, AIX117 and AIS201

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in A306, A326, D323 or D338

Incompatible with:

Nil

Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus:

Trimester 2: 1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud:

Trimester 1 & Trimester 2: 1 x 2-hour online seminar per week (recordings provided)

Content

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

ULO1

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

GLO2: Communication

ULO2

Reflect on how their learning experiences have contributed to their knowledge of International Studies

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

ULO3

Explain verbally and in writing how their learning experiences demonstrate achievement of the Bachelor of International Studies Course Learning Outcomes.

GLO2: Communication

GLO4: Critical thinking

ULO4

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

Assessment

Trimester 1:
Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week
Assessment 1 (Individual) - Report 1000 words 25% Information not yet available
Assessment 2 (Individual) - Portfolio 2000 words 50% Information not yet available
Assessment 3 (Individual) - Presentation 10 minutes 25% Information not yet available

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.

Learning Resource

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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