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: Placement / WIL
Trimester 2: Placement / WIL
Trimester 3: Placement / WIL
You must have completed at least 12 credit points of study including 1 of the following groups:
Public Relations - ACC100, ALR103, ALR104, ALR207 or ALR210
Journalism - ACC100, ALJ111, ALJ112, ALJ216
Digital Media - ACC100, ALM101, ALM102, ALC215 Advertising - ACC100, ALA101, ALA102 and one of ALA201 ALA202, ALA203
Please see note below for further special requirements needed for this unit
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
Internship Placement: 100-hours minimum
*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery
You will be given access to enrol in the unit once you complete the steps outlined below. Placements must be registered with the ArtsEd Work Integrated Learning team at least two weeks before commencing any placement hours.
Prior to commencing your placement you MUST have:
For information see: https://www.deakin.edu.au/students/faculties/artsed/work-integrated-learning/internships/process
It is strongly recommended that ACC320 be completed in the trimester prior to ACC321
You will gain firsthand experience in a professional workplace related to your chosen field of study. An internship is a bridge between university and the professional world; it provides an invaluable opportunity to develop the discipline-specific and transferable skills valued by employers. Your internship will be the foundation for career direction learning in ACC321 Communication Internship B: Career Development.
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 capabilities
GLO5: Problem solving
GLO4: Critical thinking
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
Assessment 1 - Report
Assessment 2 - Exercise
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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