2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 3, 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 trimester.
Last updated: 5 October 2020
Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)Trimester 3: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week
Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin plus 5 x 1 hour online seminars per trimester.
This Unit will explore the Australian construction industry and how your learning can be enhanced to ensure success. You will have an opportunity to understand the key industry stakeholders, the range of projects, and industry expectations and performance standards. You will investigate the knowledge you need to thrive in the industry, both in Australia and globally, and be provided with tools and techniques to commence your career. You will also learn about academic performance expectations at Deakin and how to maximise your engagement in your course to gain the most benefit. You will gain knowledge of the links between industry performance standards and academic performance expectations.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit
At the completion of this Unit successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO2: CommunicationGLO8: Global citizenship
Evaluate industry performance standards and develop a career plan to meet those standards.
GLO2: CommunicationGLO6: Self-managementGLO8: Global citizenship
Demonstrate academic skills, including writtenoral and visual communications, which reflect industry expectations.
GLO2: CommunicationGLO4: Critical thinkingGLO6: Self-management
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year.
Report 5000 words to workplace standards.
3000 word essay
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 below: SRM776 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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