2020 unit information
Scheduled learning activities and assessments may have changed for T1, S1 and other study periods underway in 2020. Currently enrolled students, please check your unit sites from 27 March 2020 for updated information.
Last updated: 26 March 2020
Must have approval of the Unit Chair and have completed APE201 or APE202
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This unit will include 100-160 supervised placement hours. No formal class attendance is required, but learning resources are provided
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
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
Explain and evidence how disciplinary knowledge gained via a specified major sequence was utilised during the placement
GLO4: Critical thinking
Reflect critically on progress towards learning goals over the duration of the placement
Evaluate and evidence the impact of the placement on the development of career-relevant transversal skills and capabilities
Articulate and evidence how the placement has contributed towards attainment of at least one Deakin Graduate Learning Outcome
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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