FUTURE READY FOR WORK (WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING)

SHE3FRW

2018

Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential. Innovation and Entrepreneurship is about using your creativity to generate new ideas, understand and solve complex problems and thrive in a fast-changing world.

Subject outline



This subject has been developed to allow students from the College of Science, Health and Engineering (SHE) to extend their formal academic learning beyond the classroom. It aims to provide students across various course disciplines with an opportunity to synthesize their learning in a vocational subject. Students complete 100-140 hours of work placement as part of this subject. Placements are self-sourced by students. This subject addresses La Trobe's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential. Innovation and Entrepreneurship entails developing the ability to tackle problems creatively, generating new ideas, taking calculated risks and creating change to achieve ambitions now and in the future. Specifically, this subject provides students with opportunities to creatively apply and adapt their skills to a real-world environment and network with employers. It brings together the expertise of industry partners and La Trobe University staff for the benefit of the student's professional development.




SchoolCollege PVC (SHE) Office

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorColleen Holt

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must receive approval from the Subject Coordinator prior to enrolling in this subject.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This is a select entry subject. The Subject Coordinator must provide written approval before students can enrol. Students must have completed at least 120 credit points before the time of application and have a third-year Elective available in their study plan. Students are required to self-source their placements. Regional students may access placements through the Regional Reward if they are unable to self-source. It is recommended that students approach potential employers 4-6 weeks before the start of semester to allow time for placements to be organised and any Police or Working with Children checks to be completed. Information sessions will be advertised and held mid-Semester 1 and mid-Semester 2 to explain requirements to students. Students interested in enrolling are urged to attend. 4-6 weeks prior to enrolling in the subject, students must: 1) Submit a resume to the Subject Coordinator and obtain a Placement Pre-Approval form 2) Complete the Placement Pre-Approval form with the potential employer and submit to the Subject Coordinator 3) Obtain any Police, Working with Children or any other checks required by the Employer (allow 4-6 weeks for checks to be completed) 4) On approval of the placement by the Subject Coordinator, students then enrol in the subject 4) Obtain an Agreement form from the WIL Advisor 5) Submit completed and signed Agreement to Placements team 6) Commence placement

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply critical problem solving skills to identify issues that affect your organisation.

Activities:
Placement

02. Engage pro-actively with team members in team decision making and facilitates the achievement of project outcomes.

Activities:
Placement Workshops

03. Communicate effectively to a wide range of stakeholders using innovative resources as needed.

Activities:
Placement Workshop

04. Demonstrate an ability to interact effectively in the professional context with people from different backgrounds and understand issues of cultural and social diversity.

Activities:
Placement Workshops Online resource materials (weekly modules) and workshops or alternative online equivalent activities

05. Plan your independent learning and demonstrate self-awareness through active reflection.

Activities:
Placement Workshops Online resource materials (weekly modules) and workshops or alternative online equivalent activities

06. Identify and apply innovative and sustainable practices in your workplace.

Activities:
Placement Workshops

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Summer 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Holt

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 45
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via blended.
"Students complete 100 hour placement"

WorkShop
One 3.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Oral presentation"

Directed Reading Week: 45
One 9.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.
"Nine hours of directed reading per study period"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x Personal Branding assignment, 875 wordsStudents complete activities relating to their Professional Profile, including the creation of a LinkedIn profile, Me in a Minute pitch, career plan and response to job selection criteria.15 02, 04, 05
1 x 2000 word Reflective ReportStudents will reflect on their experience and performance in the workplace, and on the evaluation of their performance completed by the Employer.35 02, 03, 04, 05
1 x 10 minute individual Oral Presentation (8 minutes plus 2 minutes questions)8 minute oral presentation by each student during workshop30 01, 03, 06
1 x Employer EvaluationWorkplace Supervisor provided with a rubric to assist evaluation.20 01, 02, 03, 04
Hurdle requirement: Students must complete 100-140 hours of work placementWorkplace supervisor to confirm 100-140 hours of placement completed

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Holt

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Students complete 100 hour placement"

WorkShop Week: 41 - 41
One 3.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 41 to week 41 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Oral presentation"

Directed Reading Week: 31 - 43
One 9.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Nine hours of directed reading per study period"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x Personal Branding assignment, 875 wordsStudents complete activities relating to their Professional Profile, including the creation of a LinkedIn profile, Me in a Minute pitch, career plan and response to job selection criteria.15 02, 04, 05
1 x 2000 word Reflective ReportStudents will reflect on their experience and performance in the workplace, and on the evaluation of their performance completed by the Employer.35 02, 03, 04, 05
1 x 10 minute individual Oral Presentation (8 minutes plus 2 minutes questions)8 minute oral presentation by each student during workshop30 01, 03, 06
1 x Employer EvaluationWorkplace Supervisor provided with a rubric to assist evaluation.20 01, 02, 03, 04
Hurdle requirement: Students must complete 100-140 hours of work placementWorkplace supervisor to confirm 100-140 hours of placement completed

Bendigo, 2018, Summer 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Holt

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 45
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via blended.
"Students complete 100 hour placement"

WorkShop
One 3.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Oral presentation"

Directed Reading Week: 45
One 9.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.
"Nine hours of directed reading per study period"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x Personal Branding assignment, 875 wordsStudents complete activities relating to their Professional Profile, including the creation of a LinkedIn profile, Me in a Minute pitch, career plan and response to job selection criteria.15 02, 04, 05
1 x 2000 word Reflective ReportStudents will reflect on their experience and performance in the workplace, and on the evaluation of their performance completed by the Employer.35 02, 03, 04, 05
1 x 10 minute individual Oral Presentation (8 minutes plus 2 minutes questions)8 minute oral presentation by each student during workshop30 01, 03, 06
1 x Employer EvaluationWorkplace Supervisor provided with a rubric to assist evaluation.20 01, 02, 03, 04
Hurdle requirement: Students must complete 100-140 hours of work placementWorkplace supervisor to confirm 100-140 hours of placement completed

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Holt

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Students complete 100 hour placement"

WorkShop Week: 41 - 41
One 3.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 41 to week 41 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Oral presentation"

Directed Reading Week: 31 - 43
One 9.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Nine hours of directed reading per study period"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x Personal Branding assignment, 875 wordsStudents complete activities relating to their Professional Profile, including the creation of a LinkedIn profile, Me in a Minute pitch, career plan and response to job selection criteria.15 02, 04, 05
1 x 2000 word Reflective ReportStudents will reflect on their experience and performance in the workplace, and on the evaluation of their performance completed by the Employer.35 02, 03, 04, 05
1 x 10 minute individual Oral Presentation (8 minutes plus 2 minutes questions)8 minute oral presentation by each student during workshop30 01, 03, 06
1 x Employer EvaluationWorkplace Supervisor provided with a rubric to assist evaluation.20 01, 02, 03, 04
Hurdle requirement: Students must complete 100-140 hours of work placementWorkplace supervisor to confirm 100-140 hours of placement completed

Melbourne, 2018, Summer 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Holt

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 45
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via blended.
"Students complete 100 hour placement"

WorkShop
One 3.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Oral presentation"

Directed Reading Week: 45
One 9.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.
"Nine hours of directed reading per study period"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x Personal Branding assignment, 875 wordsStudents complete activities relating to their Professional Profile, including the creation of a LinkedIn profile, Me in a Minute pitch, career plan and response to job selection criteria.15 02, 04, 05
1 x 2000 word Reflective ReportStudents will reflect on their experience and performance in the workplace, and on the evaluation of their performance completed by the Employer.35 02, 03, 04, 05
1 x 10 minute individual Oral Presentation (8 minutes plus 2 minutes questions)8 minute oral presentation by each student during workshop30 01, 03, 06
1 x Employer EvaluationWorkplace Supervisor provided with a rubric to assist evaluation.20 01, 02, 03, 04
Hurdle requirement: Students must complete 100-140 hours of work placementWorkplace supervisor to confirm 100-140 hours of placement completed

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Holt

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Students complete 100 hour placement"

WorkShop Week: 41 - 41
One 3.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 41 to week 41 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Oral presentation"

Directed Reading Week: 31 - 43
One 9.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Nine hours of directed reading per study period"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x Personal Branding assignment, 875 wordsStudents complete activities relating to their Professional Profile, including the creation of a LinkedIn profile, Me in a Minute pitch, career plan and response to job selection criteria.15 02, 04, 05
1 x 2000 word Reflective ReportStudents will reflect on their experience and performance in the workplace, and on the evaluation of their performance completed by the Employer.35 02, 03, 04, 05
1 x 10 minute individual Oral Presentation (8 minutes plus 2 minutes questions)8 minute oral presentation by each student during workshop30 01, 03, 06
1 x Employer EvaluationWorkplace Supervisor provided with a rubric to assist evaluation.20 01, 02, 03, 04
Hurdle requirement: Students must complete 100-140 hours of work placementWorkplace supervisor to confirm 100-140 hours of placement completed

Mildura, 2018, Summer 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Holt

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 45
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via blended.
"Students complete 100 hour placement"

WorkShop
One 3.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Oral presentation"

Directed Reading Week: 45
One 9.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.
"Nine hours of directed reading per study period"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x Personal Branding assignment, 875 wordsStudents complete activities relating to their Professional Profile, including the creation of a LinkedIn profile, Me in a Minute pitch, career plan and response to job selection criteria.15 02, 04, 05
1 x 2000 word Reflective ReportStudents will reflect on their experience and performance in the workplace, and on the evaluation of their performance completed by the Employer.35 02, 03, 04, 05
1 x 10 minute individual Oral Presentation (8 minutes plus 2 minutes questions)8 minute oral presentation by each student during workshop30 01, 03, 06
1 x Employer EvaluationWorkplace Supervisor provided with a rubric to assist evaluation.20 01, 02, 03, 04
Hurdle requirement: Students must complete 100-140 hours of work placementWorkplace supervisor to confirm 100-140 hours of placement completed

Mildura, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Holt

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Students complete 100 hour placement"

WorkShop Week: 41 - 41
One 3.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 41 to week 41 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Oral presentation"

Directed Reading Week: 31 - 43
One 9.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Nine hours of directed reading per study period"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x Personal Branding assignment, 875 wordsStudents complete activities relating to their Professional Profile, including the creation of a LinkedIn profile, Me in a Minute pitch, career plan and response to job selection criteria.15 02, 04, 05
1 x 2000 word Reflective ReportStudents will reflect on their experience and performance in the workplace, and on the evaluation of their performance completed by the Employer.35 02, 03, 04, 05
1 x 10 minute individual Oral Presentation (8 minutes plus 2 minutes questions)8 minute oral presentation by each student during workshop30 01, 03, 06
1 x Employer EvaluationWorkplace Supervisor provided with a rubric to assist evaluation.20 01, 02, 03, 04
Hurdle requirement: Students must complete 100-140 hours of work placementWorkplace supervisor to confirm 100-140 hours of placement completed

Shepparton, 2018, Summer 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Holt

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 45
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via blended.
"Students complete 100 hour placement"

WorkShop
One 3.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Oral presentation"

Directed Reading Week: 45
One 9.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.
"Nine hours of directed reading per study period"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x Personal Branding assignment, 875 wordsStudents complete activities relating to their Professional Profile, including the creation of a LinkedIn profile, Me in a Minute pitch, career plan and response to job selection criteria.15 02, 04, 05
1 x 2000 word Reflective ReportStudents will reflect on their experience and performance in the workplace, and on the evaluation of their performance completed by the Employer.35 02, 03, 04, 05
1 x 10 minute individual Oral Presentation (8 minutes plus 2 minutes questions)8 minute oral presentation by each student during workshop30 01, 03, 06
1 x Employer EvaluationWorkplace Supervisor provided with a rubric to assist evaluation.20 01, 02, 03, 04
Hurdle requirement: Students must complete 100-140 hours of work placementWorkplace supervisor to confirm 100-140 hours of placement completed

Shepparton, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Holt

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Students complete 100 hour placement"

WorkShop Week: 41 - 41
One 3.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 41 to week 41 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Oral presentation"

Directed Reading Week: 31 - 43
One 9.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Nine hours of directed reading per study period"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x Personal Branding assignment, 875 wordsStudents complete activities relating to their Professional Profile, including the creation of a LinkedIn profile, Me in a Minute pitch, career plan and response to job selection criteria.15 02, 04, 05
1 x 2000 word Reflective ReportStudents will reflect on their experience and performance in the workplace, and on the evaluation of their performance completed by the Employer.35 02, 03, 04, 05
1 x 10 minute individual Oral Presentation (8 minutes plus 2 minutes questions)8 minute oral presentation by each student during workshop30 01, 03, 06
1 x Employer EvaluationWorkplace Supervisor provided with a rubric to assist evaluation.20 01, 02, 03, 04
Hurdle requirement: Students must complete 100-140 hours of work placementWorkplace supervisor to confirm 100-140 hours of placement completed