MWL715 - 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 4 credit points prior to enrolling in this unit.

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Contact hours will vary based on experience.

All offerings will comprise of WIL experience related contact (approximately 80-160 hours) plus approximately 20-40 hours for individual reflection and assessment. Some experiences may require additional compulsory orientation events.

Students must attend and participate in experience-based activities on the scheduled days, as detailed in their agreement/experience outline.

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

Examples: Short term experiences (i.e. an International tour) will involve 10-24 days of intensive experience, plus compulsory face-to-face orientation session (4-5 hours). Longer term experiences will require 80-160 hours of supervised contact. This may be taken one day per week or in an intensive block mode over a number of weeks.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Contact hours will vary based on experience.

All offerings will comprise of WIL experience related contact (approximately 80-160 hours) plus approximately 20-40 hours for individual reflection and assessment. Some experiences may require additional compulsory orientation events.

Students must attend and participate in experience-based activities on the scheduled days, as detailed in their agreement/experience outline.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Contact hours will vary based on experience.

All offerings will comprise of WIL experience related contact (approximately 80-160 hours) plus approximately 20-40 hours for individual reflection and assessment. Some experiences may require additional compulsory orientation events.

Students must attend and participate in experience-based activities on the scheduled days, as detailed in their agreement/experience outline.

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

This unit aims to engage students in an authentic experience that will provide them with an opportunity to develop a more empathetic understanding of diverse communities and cultures (domestically and/or globally). This deeper understanding will develop their capacity to contribute ethically and responsibly in the socially, culturally and linguistically diverse world.

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.

Unit Fee Information

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