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
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), CBD*, Cloud (online)
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 3-hour seminar per week
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including weekly engagement with materials and responses in discussion forums
*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery
Students enrolled in A250, E200 or A200 must enrol on the Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool or Waurn Ponds (Geelong) campuses or seek written permission from the Course Director for Cloud (online) enrolment
Students enrolled in courses other than A250, E200 or A200 must enrol Cloud (online) only
This unit will equip students with a foundation in teamwork skills for tertiary study and the workplace. The unit offers practical opportunities to develop confidence in leadership and working constructively with others. Skills such as negotiation, problem solving, planning and mutual support are covered. Learning is consolidated through development of a student-led community project with peers or local community members.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit
At the completion of this unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Summarise and reflect on concepts, roles and functions of teamwork that can hinder or promote effective collaboration in teams
Identify and apply planning, constructive criticism, negotiation, problem solving and mutual support to teamwork
GLO5: Problem solving
Demonstrate the ability to work constructively with others in a team
Analyse and reflect on the dynamics of teamwork
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.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link EAD113 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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