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APE301 - Professional Practice Internship

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 1: Tony Chalkley
Trimester 2: Tony Chalkley
Trimester 3: Tony Chalkley
Prerequisite:

Must have approval of the Unit Chair and have completed APE201 or APE202

Corequisite:

Nil

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 - cloud:

This unit will include 100-160 supervised placement hours. No formal class attendance is required, but learning resources are provided

Content

This unit provides students with an opportunity to undertake an internship with an approved organisation as a means to develop the student’s ability to apply disciplinary knowledge, employ transversal skills in professional settings, and evidence attainment of graduate attributes that enhance future employment prospects and independent career planning.

Internship units are normally undertaken in third year (or equivalent) and enrolment is subject to completion of specified prerequisite units and special application requirements. Interested students should look at the Faculty Student Mobility website information (deakin.edu.au/arts-ed/internships/) and are strongly advised to complete the pre-internship modules.

 

These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit

At the completion of this unit, successful students can:

Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes

ULO1

Identify and set appropriate professional development learning goals to be achieved via completion of a discipline-relevant placement in a professional setting

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO5: Problem solving

GLO6: Self-management

ULO2

Explain and evidence how disciplinary knowledge gained via a specified major sequence was utilised during the placement

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

GLO4: Critical thinking

ULO3

Reflect critically on progress towards learning goals over the duration of the placement

GLO4: Critical thinking

GLO6: Self-management

ULO4

Evaluate and evidence the impact of the placement on the development of career-relevant transversal skills and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

GLO4: Critical thinking

GLO6: Self-management

ULO5

Articulate and evidence how the placement has contributed towards attainment of at least one Deakin Graduate Learning Outcome

GLO2: Communication

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 20% Week 1 or 2
Assessment 2 (Individual) - Journal 1500 words 30% Week 6 or 7
Assessment 3 (Individual) - Final report 2000 words 40% Week 10 or 11
Assessment 4 (Individual) - Presentation 2 minutes 10% Week 11
Trimester 2:
Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week
Assessment 1 (Individual) - Report 1000 words 20% Week 1 or 2
Assessment 2 (Individual) - Journal 1500 words 30% Week 6 or 7
Assessment 3 (Individual) - Final report 2000 words 40% Week 10 or 11
Assessment 4 (Individual) - Presentation 2 minutes 10% Week 11
Trimester 3:
Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week
Assessment 1 (Individual) - Report 1000 words 20% Week 1 or 2
Assessment 2 (Individual) - Journal 1500 words 30% Week 6 or 7
Assessment 3 (Individual) - Final report 2000 words 40% Week 10 or 11
Assessment 4 (Individual) - Presentation 2 minutes 10% Week 11

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

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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