WORK READY SKILLS AND PLANNING YOUR CAREER

HUM2WRS

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will enable you to identify how 'work ready skills' are developed through part-time employment, volunteer work, and academic studies. You will analyse the likely impact of social, demographic, technological, occupational and industrial trends on your career development. You will also get the opportunity to engage with professionals working in your preferred occupation and develop an understanding of career planning and decision-making processes.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJason Brown

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsResumes that get shortlistedRecommendedBright,J & Earl, J 20083RD EDITION, ALLEN & UNWIN

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Assess the impact of social, demographic, technological, occupational and industrial trends on your future work and learning opportunities

Activities:
Prescribed readings from career development text books; Researching labour market information

02. Create or adopt career goals and aspirations using relevant and accurate career-related information

Activities:
Conducting informational interviews; Reading and reflecting on career development and decision making theories

03. Evaluate your skills, knowledge and attitudes in terms of their effectiveness for seeking, obtaining and maintaining work

Activities:
Prescribed readings from career development text books; Recording evidence of skill development in PebblePad

04. Reflect on your experience of different roles through work experience, volunteering and extra-curricular activities, contribute to the development of your career

Activities:
Identifying employability skills; Creating a portfolio

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2015, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJason Brown

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Online tutorial (Webinars) are recorded and available for viewing at other times."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1600-word portfolio40 02, 04
One 800 word report20 01
One 800-word essay20 01, 04
Online quizzes (800-word equivalence)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJason Brown

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Online tutorial (Webinars) are recorded and available for viewing at other times."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1600-word portfolio40 02, 04
One 800 word report20 01
One 800-word essay20 01, 04
Online quizzes (800-word equivalence)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJason Brown

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Online tutorial (Webinars) are recorded and available for viewing at other times."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1600-word portfolio40 02, 04
One 800 word report20 01
One 800-word essay20 01, 04
Online quizzes (800-word equivalence)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Mildura, 2015, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJason Brown

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Online tutorial (Webinars) are recorded and available for viewing at other times."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1600-word portfolio40 02, 04
One 800 word report20 01
One 800-word essay20 01, 04
Online quizzes (800-word equivalence)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Shepparton, 2015, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJason Brown

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Online tutorial (Webinars) are recorded and available for viewing at other times."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1600-word portfolio40 02, 04
One 800 word report20 01
One 800-word essay20 01, 04
Online quizzes (800-word equivalence)20 01, 02, 03, 04