2020 unit information
Must have approval from the Unit Chair to enrol in this unit and must have completed 4 credit points
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
Online independent and collaborative learning activities and 80-100 hours of experiential placement. No formal class attendance is required
This unit provides students with the opportunity to undertake an approved project in order to gain experience of an appropriate professional/workplace environment and awareness of the skills and attributes that are required to operate effectively in it. In consultation with the placement supervisor, students will develop a project proposal with clear activities, goals and outcomes. Once approved, students will then implement the planned project, documenting the key activities and milestones. Upon completion of the project, students will conduct an evaluation, assessing attainment of the goals and outcomes and identifying actions and opportunities for further professional development in order to enhance graduate employability.
Approval is subject to completion of an online application that includes a draft project proposal and the availability of suitable projects and supervisory arrangements.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit
At the completion of this unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Plan a small-scale project to be undertaken in a professional context
GLO5: Problem solving
Set appropriate goals and outcomes for the project using SMART criteria
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
Document implementation of the project and progress towards achievement of goals and outcomes
Evaluate project outcomes and attainment of goals, including reflecting critically on personal performance and how this could be improved in the future
GLO4: Critical thinking
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.
There is no prescribed text. Unit materials are provided via the unit site. This includes unit topic readings and references to further information.
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