AWL100 - Your Future Direction

Year: 2023 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

It is highly recommended that students complete 3 credit points of study, prior to enrolling in this unit

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

MWL101

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Online independent and collaborative learning activities, plus 1 x 1-hour seminar per week with an additional 4 x 1-hour interactive workshops with guest presenters across the trimester.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities, plus 1 x 1-hour seminar per week (livestreamed and recorded) with an additional 4 x 1-hour interactive workshops with guest presenters across the trimester.

Content

This unit is designed to help you make the most of your time at Deakin. It aims to empower you to make informed decisions about course pathways and career strategies that can support your personal values and professional aspirations, build your industry contacts and peer networks, and help you achieve the impact you want to make in the world – no matter where you currently are in your career journey. You will discover approaches that can help you set your goals for the future and identify the skills you will need to get there. In the process, you will learn how internships and other forms of experiential learning and community engagement can allow you to apply the concepts and principles from your studies to your professional and creative practice, helping to develop your discipline-specific expertise and employability skills as well as your sense of purpose and professional identity. You will also be introduced to digital tools that can help you evidence your personal and professional competencies and craft a compelling narrative about the contributions you want to make to the communities in which you live and work.