MWL315 - Industry Based Learning

Year: 2020 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Placement

Trimester 2: Placement

Trimester 3: Placement

Credit point(s): 2
EFTSL value: 0.250
Prerequisite:

Completion of 12 credit points prior to enrolling in this unit.

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Industry Based Learning (IBL) experiences are undertaken in a (full-time) 3-month block. Specific contact hours will vary based on experience.

All offerings will comprise of the WIL experience related contact plus approximately 20-40 hours for individual reflection and assessment. Some experiences may require additional compulsory orientation events.

Industry Based Learning (IBL) experiences are undertaken in a (full-time) 3-month block. Students can string multiple blocks to create a longer IBL experience. Each block will require approximately 20-40 hours for individual reflection and assessment.

All students will be required to have completed specific WIL pre-placement modules (approximately 2 hours) prior to commencing their first WIL experience.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Contact hours will vary based on experience. Compulsory attendance may be required for some experiences. Please see experience/placement offering for details.

Industry Based Learning (IBL) experiences are undertaken in a (full-time) 3-month block. Specific contact hours will vary based on experience.

Each block will require approximately 20-40 hours for individual reflection and assessment.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Contact hours will vary based on experience. Compulsory attendance may be required for some experiences. Please see experience/placement offering for details.

Industry Based Learning (IBL) experiences are undertaken in a (full-time) 3-month block. Specific contact hours will vary based on experience.

Each block will require approximately 20-40 hours for individual reflection and assessment.

Note:

Students cannot enrol in the unit or commence a placement without written approval. Placements can be completed in Australia or overseas. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure the experience is suitable and appropriate for their needs.

Self-sourced applications accepted from Monday 16 December 2019; and

Faculty-sourced Internships: To be notified when applications open (early December 2019), please email:bl-wil@deakin.edu.au

Content

The unit aims to provide students with an opportunity to engage in a three-month paid full-time work placement within an organisation as a means to build professional networks, develop transferrable skills and graduate attributes that will enhance future employment. As part of this experience, students will need to demonstrate self-management, ethical behaviour, effective communication skills, and the ability to apply their discipline knowledge in a professional setting.

Students will critically reflect upon their experience, relevant graduate attributes and employability competencies through a progressive assessment process.

Hurdle requirement

Students must successfully complete the WIL pre-placement modules before they can attain access to the unit dropboxes.

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